Sydney Caine

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Sydney Caine, photo taken 1964.

Sir Sydney Caine, KCMG (27 June 1902 – 2 January 1991) was an educator and economist. He was the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong from 1937 to 1940. He was appointed the Director of the LSE between 1957 and 1967. He was an alumnus of the LSE and before his appointment as Director of the school he was a well known economist who had acted as a Consultant for the World Bank for a period of time and had worked as a diplomat being appointed Minister at the British Embassy in Washington, USA. Between 1952 and 1957 he was the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Malaya.

Between 1963 and 1970 he was the Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning.

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Educational offices
Preceded by
Alexander Carr-Saunders
Director of the London School of Economics
1957 – 1967
Succeeded by
Walter Adams