Keith Boyfield

Keith Boyfield is Chairman of Leriba Limited, a pan-African business intelligence consultancy (see www. He is a Research Fellow of several well known think tanks including the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), the Centre for Policy Studies and the European Policy Forum. He chairs the Adam Smith Institute’s Regulatory Evaluation Group where he is also a Senior Fellow. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of Economic Affairs, the IEA’s quarterly journal.

Keith has written and consulted extensively on competition and regulation policy as well as on development economics. He contributes to a number of leading newspapers and specialist journals including Financial Centres International.

His study of the rapidly changing relationship between the banking and insurance sectors – Global Insurance and the Capital Markets – was published by International Financing Review (IFR), a division of Thomson Reuters.

He has chaired a number of major international conferences and summer schools, most recently the NATO Summer School on Financial Security, held in co-operation with the Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Baku, Azerbaijan in July 2010. Keith was educated at the London School of Economics.