Keith Boyfield

Keith Boyfield draws on a wealth of experience as a leading economist. He has been associated with the Centre for Policy Studies since 1981 when he was appointed secretary of the Privatisation & Competition Policy Study Group.

He is the author of over eighty studies on economic and public policy issues including Simplified Planning, co-authored with Inna Ali, published by the Centre for Policy Studies in May 2013 and Regulatory Impact Assessments (RIAs): Why don’t they work? published in July 2007.

He heads up a City consulting firm, Keith Boyfield Associates Ltd (, which services a range of clients in the UK and across the globe. These have included Aon,  the Commonwealth Business Council, The Crown Estate, J P Morgan, KPMG, Mid American Energy Holdings, Mott MacDonald Ltd and Thomson Reuters plc. His consultancy work has focused on the agri-business, energy, financial services, media, property  and  transport (aviation and shipping) sectors.

Keith has contributed to a wide range of international publications, newspapers and journals including the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, Financial Centres International and Acquisitions Monthly. He is currently the Africa & Asian Editor of The Journal of World Economics ( Keith is a regular commentator on Al Jazeera Satellite Television and he has also appeared on the BBC, Channel 4, Thomson Reuters and the Africa Channel.

The International Garden Cities Institute website recently launched a new study on garden cities using Keith's work and you can read Keith's address at the launch event here