Andrew Scott

Professor of Economics

Andrew Scott is Professor of Economics at London Business School.  He is also a Fellow of All Souls, Oxford University and the Centre for Economic Policy Research. He previously held lecturing positions at Harvard University, London School of Economics and Oxford University. 

His research focuses on macroeconomics and longevity. He has published widely in leading academic journals, served as editor of The Economic Journal and is the author of of a textbook, Macroeconomics: Understanding the Global Economy, now in its Third Edition. His book, with Lynda Gratton, The Hundred Year Life has been published in 14 languages, is an Amazon best seller and was runner up in the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2016 and Japanese Business Book of the Year Award 2017.

He has advised a range of different governments and served as Non-Executive Director for the UK’s Financial Services Authority 2009-2013. He is currently on the advisory board of the UK’s Office for Budget Responsibility, a member of the Cabinet Office Honours Committee (Science and Technology) and co-founder of The Longevity Forum.