Paul Myners and Adoption

Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury


Myners was adopted from an orphanage in Cornwall as a young child. He started his career as a teacher, but soon became involved in business.

He has risen to be the chairman of the Gartmore fund management group and non-executive chairman of Guardian Media Group, and was appointed head of the UK Treasury review of institutional investment in 2000.

He has no interest in his birth family.


Treanor, Jill. "Interview: Paul Myners, Head, Treasury Review of Institutional Investment: Free Thinking Welcome," The Guardian [London], 20 May 2000, p. 30