Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecture
- G12 Main Lecture Theatre University House Birmingham Business School
- Social Sciences
Andrew G Haldane
Executive Director, Monetary Analysis & Statistics
Andrew G Haldane is the Chief Economist at the Bank of England and Executive Director, Monetary Analysis and Statistics. He is a member of the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee. He also has responsibility for research and statistics across the Bank. In 2014, TIME magazine voted him one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Andrew has written extensively on domestic and international monetary and financial policy issues. He is co-founder of ‘Pro Bono Economics’, a charity which brokers economists into charitable projects.
The Lecture is held annually in memory of Professor Maxwell Fry, who was Professor of International Finance at Birmingham Business School until 2000. Max worked in the fields of international and development (‘global’) finance and the annual lecture is given by a prominent academic or policy maker on a topic that reflects Maxwell Fry’s interests. Past speakers have included Mervyn King, when Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, Marek Belka, former Finance Minister and Prime Minister of Poland, Thorsten Beck, Chairman of the European banking centre in the Netherlands and prominent US academics such as Ross Levine, Ronald MacKinnon and Charles Calomiris.