John Ashcroft
John Ashcroft
Founder, CEO, Author
The Saturday Economist

John specialises in economics, strategy and financial markets. He is the author of The Saturday Economist, a weekly update on the UK and World Economy.

John also presents “The Saturday Economist Live”, a monthly TV round up live on Zoom, described as “fast moving, content rich and fun.”

Over the years, John has worked with First Boston, Bain & Co, Samuel Montagu and Goldman Sachs. His published strategy cases studies include Apple, Lego, Yahoo and Twitter.

John works with professional firms, large corporates and SMEs as a consultant, NED and advisor. 
“Our objective, to work with clients to develop strategies for growth and profit in the age of digital disruption”.

A regular conference host and presenter, in November last year, he was a guest of Gazprom in Moscow. The theme of the conference was “Meeting the challenge of digital disruption, what every business should know”.

John is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Companion of The British Institute of Management and a member of the Society of Professional Economists.

He was educated at the London School of Economics and London Business School with a PhD in economics from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Dr John Ashcroft PhD, BSc.(Econ) FRSA CBIM