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Biography for Adair Turner

First Name: Adair
Last Name: Turner
Title: Chairman
Organization: Pensions Commission
Date of Birth: 1955
Education: Glenalmond GraduateStudied History and Economics at Cambridge University  
CV: Taught EcnomicsWorked for British Petroleum and Chase Manhattan Bank1982 Joined McKinsey & Company as a Management consultant1988 Partner of McKinsey & Company1994 Director of McKinsey & Company1995-1999 Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry2001-2002 Member of the Prime Minister's Panel of Independent Strategic Advisors 2002- Chairman of the UK, Pensions Commission2005 he was created a life peer as Baron Turner of Ecchinswell, of Ecchinswell in the County of Hampshire.
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