John Mills Biography
John Mills is a British entrepreneur, economist and businessman. He founded British consumer products company JML (John Mills Limited), and is its chairman and majority shareholder. The company carries out direct-to-consumer marketing through major retail stores groups and its shopping channels.
John Mills Age
John Angus Donald Mills was born on 8th May, 1938, Hampstead, London.
John Mills Height
Mills stand at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
John Mills Education
He was Educated at Glenalmond College in Scotland, Mills then read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Merton College, Oxford.
John Mills Nationality
John is a British Nationality.
John Mills Parents
John seems to keep his personal and professional life apart, because of that, he has not disclosed the parents’ names.
John Mills Siblings
John lives a low profile life, due to that, he has not revealed his siblings’ details.
John Mills Wife
John was married to barrister Dame Barbara Mills QC, who from 1992 to 1998 was Director of Public Prosecutions, from July 1962, shortly after they both graduated from Oxford, until her death in May 2011.
John Mills Children
John Mills and his late wife have four children, a son and three daughters.
John Mills Limited
John Mills found John Mills Limited in 1986, commonly known as JML, in the basement of his house in Camden, England. JML is a multi-channel retailer that sells consumer products through in-store video, TV shopping channels, and the internet. The company is based in London and Tyne Dock in the North East of England.
John founded Fairlane UK Ltd. which initially sold imported products at trade fairs and exhibitions, and latterly manufactured them. As the pound rose during Margaret Thatcher’s government, Fairlane UK went out of business in 1984. Charged by Trading Standards for selling brass trinkets as gold-plated jewellery, he pleaded guilty and was fined £750.
John Mills Economics
Mills has published a series of books on economics, exchange rate policy, the Eurozone, and manufacturing, subjects on which he also blogs. His published books include A Critical History of Economics, Managing the World Economy, and Britain’s Achilles Heel. In September 2020, Mills published The Elephant in the Room, a book on why Britain needs to rebalance its economy after 40 years of deindustrialisation.
Mills launched the IPPR Economic Prize in 2018, which was run by the Institute for Public Policy Research. The prize awarded £100,000 for the best proposal to increase UK economic growth. Mills sat on the judging panel alongside Stephanie Flanders, John Eatwell, and Dame Helena Morrissey DBE.
Mills launched the John Mills Institute for Prosperity In May 2020, Mills, in his own capacity,. The Institute seeks to provide policymakers with fresh ideas for economic growth. It launched with a report into how Britain can recover from the impact of COVID-19 through a manufacturing revival.
Mills has been the Secretary of the Labour Euro-Safeguards Campaign since 1975. Mills has served on the board of various Eurosceptic lobby groups. In the lead up to the 2016 referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, Mills was Chair of The People’s Pledge, Co-Chairman of Business for Britain and Chair of Labour for a Referendum. He is the Vice Chair of the Economic Research Council and founder of Labour Future.
John Mills Salary
John earns an estimated annual salary of USD 500,000.
John Mills Net Worth
Mills net worth is estimated to be USD 5 million.
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