Oliver Kamm is a leader writer and columnist for The Times. He writes two weekly columns and is the newspaper's principal editorial writer on economics, international affairs and culture. He is also a contributor to the Jewish Chronicle, Prospect and other publications. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked in the City, first at the Bank of England and then as as European Equity Strategist for HSBC Securities and Head of Strategic Research for Commerzbank Securities.
He is the author of two books: Accidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English Usage (W&N, 2014) and Mending the Mind: The Art and Science of Overcoming Clinical Depression (2021).