Richard Werner is Professor of International Banking and director at the Centre for Banking, Finance and Sustainable Development at the University of Southampton. The proposer of the term ‘quantitative easing’, Richard is an expert on the impact of the banking sector on the global economy and with Caroline Lucas MP has authored the proposal for Green Quantitative Easing.He has over a decade of experience in advising international investors and hedge funds on investment strategy.
Richard’s book ‘Princes of the Yen’ became a no. 1 bestseller in Japan. His 2005 book ‘New Paradigm in Macroeconomics’ (Palgrave Macmillan) correctly predicted the collapse of the UK banking system and property market, highlighted the problem of ‘recurring banking crises’ and suggested workable solutions.