Anatole Kaletsky is Principal Economic Commentator and Associate Editor of The Times of London, where he writes a twice-weekly column on economics, politics and financial markets. Since 1997 he has also worked as an economic consultant, providing forecasts and policy analysis for financial institutions, multinational companies and international organisations through his company, Kaletsky Economic Consulting Ltd. In 1998 he was elected by Britain's economics profession to the governing Council of the Royal Economic Society.
In 1996 Mr Kaletsky was named Newspaper Commentator of the Year in the BBC's "What the Papers Say" awards. He has twice received the British Press Award for Specialist Writer of the Year, as well winning the Wincott Award for economic journalism administered by the Institute of Economic Affairs and the First Cernobbio-Europe prize.
From 1990 to 1996 he was Economics Editor of The Times, responsible for all the paper's economic news and analysis. Since relinquishing his executive role in order to create his consultancy practice, Mr Kaletsky has remained the paper's principal commentator on economic and financial affairs.
Prior to his appointment to The Times, Mr Kaletsky worked for 12 years on the Financial Times in a variety of posts, including New York Bureau Chief, Washington Correspondent, International Economics Correspondent and Moscow Correspondent
He started his journalistic career on The Economist, where he wrote about business and finance from 1976 to 1979.
Mr Kaletsky was educated at King's College, Cambridge where he graduated with a first class honours degree in Mathematics and at Harvard University, where he was a Kennedy Memorial Scholar and gained a master's degree in Economics.
Mr Kaletsky was born in 1952 in Moscow, Russia and also lived as a child in Poland and Australia. He has lived in England and the US since 1966.