Dr Andrew Hilton

Visiting Professor

The London Institute of Banking & Finance Faculty Profiles

Andrew Hilton is Director of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, a London-based non-profit think-tank, supported by 70 City institutions (including the BofE and the Treasury), that looks at threats to and opportunities in the global financial system. The CSFI was set up 27 years ago, and has since published several books and well over 100 reports. More significantly, it has organized over 3,000 round-tables on issues of pressing interest in the financial services sector.

He has a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from Wharton and an MA from New College, Oxford. He was appointed OBE in 2006.

International Finance, Economic Development, Macroeconomics.


Meletai (London) Ltd / Economic Evaluation (London) Ltd, Director: 1986 – present.

International Reports Group (subsidiary of the Financial Times), New York, Editor-in-chief: 1983 – 1986.

Group for International Study & Evaluation, Athens, Greece, Director: 1979 – 1983.

World Bank, Washington DC, Young Professional. Subsequently, senior project officer, metals and mining: 1973 – 1979.

University of Pennsylvania (Thouron Scholar/Kent Fellowship): 1968 – 1973.

  • PhD (Political and Economic Development)
  • MBA (Wharton School)
  • MA (International Relations)

BA (PPE), MA, New College, Oxford: 1965 – 1968.

English (fluent), French (intermediate).

Harvard Business Review, Energy Policy. Two books on debt/equity conversions (for the FT and UN).

Athens Seminar, Founding member: 1979

Observatoire de la Finance, Geneva, Member of the Board.

OBE: 1996.

Invited to testify to Treasury Select Committee on the financial crisis.