Oliver Kamm

Lead Writer for The Times

Beginning his career at the Bank of England, Oliver Kamm held the role of an analyst in the International Division where he successively covered the international capital markets and the economies in addition to the banking systems of North America.

A high profile figure within finance, in the 1990s Kamm worked as a European Equity Strategist and European Quantitative Strategist at HSBC Securities before once again impressing to gain the role of Head of Strategic Research and Advisor on Business Strategy at Commerzbank Securities. An incredibly impressive resume and range of roles at world-renowned organisations, Oliver was a founder of WMG Advisors LLP, an asset management and advisory firm citing not only his prowess as a practitioner but also his innovative and creative capabilities.

A household name that is held in the highest regard, Kamm’s expertise are incredibly sought after and certainly respected making him an extremely in-demand after dinner speaker that is available to hire through the Champions Speakers Agency.

Transitioning from the City in 2008 to join The Times in order to pursue a career in journalism, Oliver Kamm has gone on to write extensively about the financial crisis and the consequences it had on the global economy. Vastly experienced in all things relating to the global economy, Kamm is an accomplished figure that is perfectly placed to discuss the future of the UK’s markets post-Brexit, an incredibly topical subject!

Also writing the weekly “Pedant” column on language, Oliver Kamm’s book Anti-Totalitarianism that covers topics such as foreign policy was published in 2005. An accomplished scholar and intellect, Oliver studied at the Universities of Oxford and London further adding to his already esteemed reputation. In addition to The Times, Kamm has also written for The Guardian, Prospect, The New York Times, The Huffington Post and elsewhere allowing him to draw upon a host of experiences and environments when delivering his insightful and entertaining tales and anecdotes.

Regularly called upon to appear as an economics expert on both Television and Radio, Kamm’s engagements have included regular appearances on Newsnight, The Today Programme and Channel 4 news again highlighting his prowess and stature within global economics. An in-demand speaker and facilitator, Oliver Kamm’s professional, honest, and intelligent manner make him the perfect choice for a range of events.

To book Oliver Kamm as the after-dinner speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Oliver is known to cover the following topics:

  • British Journalism
  • Journalism & Broadcasting
  • The British Economy
  • World Economics