10:34 AM, 2nd September 2021, About 12 months ago 1
The Bank of England has appointed Huw Pill as Chief Economist, Executive Director for Monetary Analysis and a member of the Monetary Policy Committee. Huw joins the Bank of England from Harvard Business School, where he has been senior lecturer since 2018. He had previously been Chief European Economist at Goldman Sachs, prior to which he held a series of senior posts at the European Central Bank. Huw has previously worked for the Bank as an economist (1990-1992).
Huw will report to the Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy, Ben Broadbent. He will start his role at the Bank of England on 6 September.
Ben Broadbent, Deputy Governor, said: “I am delighted about the appointment of Huw Pill as the Bank’s new Chief Economist. His breadth of experience across monetary policy, economic research and financial markets will be invaluable to the Bank and the MPC.”
Andrew Bailey, Governor, said: “Huw will make a major contribution to monetary policy – and to the broader work of the Bank. I greatly look forward to working with him.”
Huw Pill said: “It is a great privilege to rejoin the Bank and have the opportunity to contribute to the work of the MPC and the Bank more broadly at what remains a challenging time for monetary policy and central banking.”