Jeremy Hardie is a Research Associate of The Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science at the London School of Economics, a former Treasurer of the Institute for Public Policy Research and a trustee of Somerset House.
He has previously served as Chairman of WHSmith Group plc from 1994-1999 and of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation from 2003-2007.
He was Fellow and Tutor in Economics at Keble College, Oxford, from 1968-1975.
He served as a director of a number of different companies and organisations, including: John Swire & Sons Ltd, Yorkshire-Tyne Tees Television and The National Provident Institution.
He served as a member of the local parole committee for Norwich Prison from 1984-87 and as trustee to the Butler Foundation from 1988-1994, an organisation that awards prizes for best-practice prison officers.
He was Deputy Chair of the Monopolies and Mergers Commission until 1975.