John Howell (politician)
OBE MP FSA FRGS
|Member of Parliament
27 June 2008
|Preceded by||Boris Johnson|
27 July 1955 |
|Alma mater||University of Edinburgh, St John's College, Oxford|
John Michael Howell OBE [FSA] FRGS (born 27 July 1955) is a British Conservative Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Henley, having won the seat with an increased share of the vote in the Henley by-election, 2008.
John Howell studied at the University of Edinburgh and holds a doctorate in archaeology from St John's College, Oxford. He worked as a tax inspector (1982–1985) for the Inland Revenue (now known as HM Revenue & Customs) before moving into the world of accountancy and consultancy as a tax adviser at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young. He became a partner in Ernst & Young in 1990 and was responsible for opening Eastern Europe after the fall of communism.
Howell has also been a presenter for BBC World and was a councillor on Oxfordshire County Council from 2004 to 2009. In 2000, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for "services to Export in Central and Eastern Europe."
- Settlement and Economy in Neolithic Northern France, British Archaeological Reports, 1983. ISBN 978-0-86054-199-8.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Henley