Kenneth Berrill

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Sir Kenneth Berrill
Born Kenneth Ernest Berrill
(1920-08-28)28 August 1920
Died 30 April 2009(2009-04-30) (aged 88)
Granchester, Cambridgeshire
Nationality British
Occupation Civil servant and economist

Sir Kenneth Berrill GBE KCB (28 August 1920 – 30 April 2009) was an English economist and public servant.

Throughout his career, he held a number of posts including chief economic adviser to the Treasury in the closing months of Edward Heath's premiership, and head of the Central Policy Review Staff from 1974 to 1980 and the chairmanship of the Securities and Investments Board until 1988.[1] He served as an adviser to the OECD and the World Bank and was bursar and a fellow of King's College and Trinity College, Cambridge.[2] He was awarded an Honorary Degree (Doctor of Laws) by the University of Bath in 1974.[3]

In 1950, he was member of an Anglo-Swiss expedition which was the first to climb Abi Gamin.[4]


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