Peter Oppenheimer

Peter Oppenheimer has been a Student (i.e. Fellow) of Christ Church, Oxford since the late 1960s. Until 2000, when he was appointed President of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, his main function was teaching economics. Although a fluent Russian speaker, he had no professional involvement with Russia until the Gorbachev era of the late 1980s. Since then he has worked on Russian economic policy issues and has represented western investors on the Boards of several Russian companies.