Keith Boyfield is the founder of Keith Boyfield Associates Ltd, a City consulting firm advising multi-national companies, non-profit organisations and media groups. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Policy Studies, which recently published his study on Simplified Planning. Keith contributes regularly to leading international daily newspapers and journals and he is a regular commentator on Al Jazeera. He is the editor of the World Economics Special Issue on Africa, World Economics, vol 12, no 2, April–June 2011. In September 2013 he joined the Advisory Board of Commonwealth Exchange (www.commonwealth-exchange.org) whose chairman is The Rt Hon Lord Howell of Guildford. Keith Boyfield was educated at the London School of Economics & Political Science.