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Romesh Vaitilingam is a media consultant and writer. He is the author of numerous articles and several successful titles in finance, economics and public policy, including The Ultimate Investor: The People and Ideas that Make Modern Investment (with Dean LeBaron) and The Financial Times Guide to Using Economics and Economic Indicators. As a specialist in translating economic and financial concepts into everyday language, Romesh has advised a number of top management consultancies and investment managers, as well as various UK government agencies. His work also involves media consultancy for the international economic research community, notably advising the Royal Economic Society and the Centre for Economic Policy Research on the management and development of their public profile.