Keith Hartley is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of York. He was the Chair of the Finance Group, Aerospace Innovation and Growth Team, reporting to Secretary of State, DTI. Professor Hartley is also Special Advisor to the Editor of Defence and Peace Economics, and was the journal’s founding editor. He has served as a consultant to the UN, EC,EDA, UK Ministry of Defence, DTI, HM Treasury, Korean Defence Agency and Korean Development Institute. He also served as a Special Adviser to the House of Commons Defence Committee.