Richard Bronk is a writer and part-time academic, with particular expertise in the history of ideas, philosophy of economics, and European political economy. Educated at Merton College, Oxford, with an MA (Oxon) in Literae Humaniores (Classics and Philosophy), he worked seventeen years in the City of London. From 2000-2007, he was a Teaching Fellow at the European Institute, LSE – lecturing on varieties of capitalism, EMU and EU enlargement. Since 2007, Richard Bronk has been a Visiting Fellow at the Institute and is author of ‘The Romantic Economist – Imagination in Economics’ (Cambridge University Press, 2009). He is currently working on the role of imagination, reason and narratives in decision making in conditions of uncertainty.