By George! Busy Osborne takes on his ninth job


George Osborne has joined his brother’s Silicon Valley enterprise capital agency, in a transfer believed to be his ninth job since leaving authorities.

In accordance with the Monetary Occasions, Mr Osborne has been appointed as an adviser to San Francisco-based 9yards Capital.

Since leaving parliament in April 2017, Mr Osborne has additionally been appointed editor of the Night Normal newspaper, change into an adviser to the world’s largest fund supervisor BlackRock, and chaired the Northern Powerhouse Partnership.

Mr Osborne can be adviser to Exor, the listed holding firm of the Agnelli household, one of many richest in Italy. Firms owned by the £10.5bn household funding enterprise embrace Fiat and Ferrari – and even Juventus soccer membership.

He additionally holds a string of educational posts at Stanford Enterprise College and the Hoover Establishment.

Mr Osborne’s brother, Theo, is founding associate of 9yards Capital, which has places of work in London, New York and San Francisco.

On its web site, the agency says it invests in “bold entrepreneurs, constructing world firms” and that it has “deep expertise in monetary providers, enterprise capital and authorities”.

The previous chancellor’s Silicon Valley function follows ex-deputy prime minister Nick Clegg’s latest transfer to Fb to be the social media large’s new head of world affairs and communications.

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