About the Author
Harold Hutchinson has degrees in Economics from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland and from St. Antony's College, University of Oxford. He began his career as a lecturer in finance at the University of St. Andrews. He then moved to the Swedish stockbroking group, Carnegie International, where he was European Head of Research. In 1992, he moved to live in Spain with the UK merchant banking group, Singer and Friedlander, where he helped set up from scratch an Iberian and Latin American equities business of which he was CEO. After a brief period at the Spanish banking group, Banco Santander, he is now Head of Sales and Research at the Spanish office of Credit Lyonnais Securities Europe. In addition to these positions, he acted for a time as adviser to the Liberty Newport Latin American SICAV. Besides his current executive role at Credit Lyonnais, Harold is also a Director at the Regulatory Policy Institute in Oxford, which is dedicated to independent policy advice on regulatory issues, and is a non-executive director at Quantum Partnership, a consultancy specialising in innovative solutions for operational and strategic problems in business. He is married with two young children.