, , United Kingdom
|| January 10, 1947
|Last Modifed||Dr. Cynic|
Feb 27, 2012 11:11pm
|Info||From 1972 to 1976, Oakeshott was Special Adviser to Roy Jenkins, initially a "Chocolate Soldier" and later funded by Short Money. After this he became a director of Warburg Investment Management, a post which he held until 1981. Following this, he worked as manager for Courtaulds Pension Fund until 1985. One year later, he became founder director of OLIM Ltd. and investment director of Value and Income Trust. |
He was made a life peer as Baron Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, of Seagrove Bay in the County of Isle of Wight on 1 May 2000. He is currently on the advisory board of the liberal CentreForum think-tank, and was the Liberal Democrats' Treasury Spokesman in the Lords until February 2011.