New Sparta Limited is the private office of Dr Jerome Booth, economist, entrepreneur, investor, commentator and leading expert on emerging markets.

In 2013 Dr Booth retired as head of research at Ashmore Group plc, a world leading emerging markets asset management company. He had been part of the management buy-out that established Ashmore in 1999.

Dr Booth is an active investor in a range of businesses, including media, film, telecoms and insurance. He is also a regular keynote speaker at conferences and has contributed articles to national and international media.