Robert Pringle (Robin) is an author, editor, commentator and entrepreneur specializing in money, banking and capital markets. A former Editor of The Banker, London, he was founding director of the Group of 30 institute on monetary affairs (now based in Washington, DC) from 1979 to 1986. In 1990 he founded Central Banking Publications, a financial publisher specialising in public policy and financial markets including the Central Banking journal, which he edited for 20 years. He remains chairman of the company. Robert has monitored and commented on changes in financial markets and the monetary policies of central banks around the world for more than 40 years.
In addition to numerous articles for a wide variety of journals, he has published several books and edited more than 50 volumes of collected papers, surveys and training manuals for central bankers and market regulators. He has obtained a Master’s degree in economics, sociology and history from King’s College, Cambridge University, UK, and conducted post-graduate study in economics and sociology at the London School of Economics, UK.