Mike Denham is a former Treasury economist who worked extensively on public spending and fiscal analysis during the 1970s and early 1980s. His work included cost benefit appraisal of public projects, analysis of public sector cost inflation and value for money studies.
For the next 20 years he worked in the City as an investment manager, closely following fiscal and monetary policy developments. Now semi-retired, he scrutinises public spending on the TaxPayers' Alliance Burning Our Money blog.
Mike studied PPE at Oxford University, and has a Masters in Economics from the LSE. He lives in Surrey with his wife, and has two sons.