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Anthony Hilton is an economics and business journalist with more than 40 years experience on Fleet Street, as a columnist, editor, executive and main board director of Associated Newspapers, publishers of the Daily Mail, during which time he has won most of the awards in business journalism and been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Aberdeen. He is currently senior business columnist for the Evening Standard and The Independent. In addition he has founded and chaired several media companies, and served as a director and adviser to a management consultancy and a Lloyd’s of London insurance company. He served 17 years as a pension trustee and investment advisor, and was a visiting professor in Business and Economics at London Metropolitan University. He has extensive experience in the not-for-profit centre having served on fund raising and organising committees of the St Johns Ambulance national appeal, London First, the Aberdeen University Sixth Century Appeal, the Essex University finance sub committee, and the Children’s Film Unit.