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About Us

James Wyatt

James has a Bachelors degree in Economics and obtained his Masters in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge and his thesis used a bivariate vector auto regression analysis of the quantity theory of money against property, equities, bills and bonds from 1900. He is the author of the residential property chapter of Tolleys and has written working papers on deferment rates and relativity. Together with Professor Muellbauer, Professor Gibbons and Dr Bracke he created the John D Wood & Co. indices, which use actual market data to accurately reflect the volatility in the property market.

He has given talks and lectures at universities and at the Law Society and for STEP and for LEASE. Professionally he holds a Diploma in Valuation and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has also passed the stockbroking and fund management exams and holds the Investment Management Certificate and is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He is a member of both the Society of Expert Witnesses and the Expert Witness Institute.

Ted Pinchbeck

Ted is the co-developer with Dr Bracke (now at the Bank of England) and James Wyatt of the research into relativity. He is an academic economist at the London School of Economics where he is reading a PhD in Economic Geography and works as an occasional researcher for the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and the Grantham Research Institute. He holds an MSc Economics from Warwick University and an MSc Real Estate Economics and Finance (with distinction) from LSE. Ted's academic interests focus on urban economics, health economics, and the economics and finance of real estate markets. His research has won a number of awards and scholarships including the HSBC Global Asset Management Dissertation prize, an outstanding research award from RICS London, and the Warnford Scholarship. Ted also acts as a representative to the Advisory Board for the MSc Real Estate Economics and Finance course.

Prior to starting his research Ted worked as a professional economist at several government departments including the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, the Department of Health, and Monitor the health sector regulator. He also has his own property portfolio, one of which was recently nominated for Best Small Project for the Architects Journal and invited to be part of Open House London 2014.