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Andrew Haldane

Andrew Haldane

Mr Andrew Haldane FRS


Elected: 2021


Andrew Haldane is Chief Economist at the Bank of England and a Member of the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). He was previously Executive Director for Financial Stability at the Bank and a member of the Bank’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC). He has worked extensively on international financial issues, including for the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Andrew is founder and Trustee of 'Pro Bono Economics', a charity which brokers economists into the voluntary sector. He is Vice Chair of the charity National Numeracy and co-Chair of the City of London Corporation Task-Force on Socio-Economic Diversity.

From September 2021, Andrew becomes Chief Executive of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), a charity with 250 years of history of social impact through innovation and civic participation.

Among other positions, Andrew is Honorary Professor at the Universities of Nottingham and Manchester, a Visiting Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Governor of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. Andrew has published over 200 articles, 100 speeches and 4 books.

Professional positions

Former Chief Economist, Bank of England
Chief Executive Officer, Royal Society of Arts

Interest and expertise

Subject groups

  • Computer sciences
    • Systems, including networking, Artificial intelligence, machine learning, vision, Databases
  • Mathematics
    • Statistics and Operational Research
  • Astronomy and physics
    • Computational physics
  • Microbiology, immunology and developmental biology
    • Developmental biology
  • Anatomy, physiology and neurosciences
    • Behavioural neuroscience, Development and control of behaviour, Experimental psychology
  • Organismal biology, evolution and ecology
    • Biological modelling, Evolution
  • Health and human sciences
    • Economics, Human Geography, Social Behaviour
  • Other
    • Science education at secondary level, Scientific information provision


Economics, Complex systems, Behavioural science, Public policy

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