Tim Lee was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge University and prior to founding pi Economics in Connecticut, he spent 21 years working as an economist for major asset management companies in London and Hong Kong. He spent nine years in Hong Kong with GT Management (later LGT Asset Management), before returning to London to work with GT, followed by INVESCO Asset Management, and then Friends Ivory and Sime Asset Management.
Tim Lee is a co-author of “The Rise of Carry” (McGraw-Hill 2020) and two other books, the highly regarded book “Economics for Professional Investors” (1st edition 1992, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall 1998) and “Why the Markets Went Crazy (And What it Means for Investors)” (Palgrave Macmillan, November 2003). “Economics for Professional Investors” was listed as one of the “Best Investment Books” by Forbes Global magazine. He has also had articles published in many journals and newspapers, including articles published in the Comment and Analysis section of the Financial Times.