Andrew Haldane

Andy Haldane became Executive Director of Financial Stability on 1 January 2009. The Financial Stability area plays a key role in meeting the Bank's responsibilities for maintaining the stability of the financial system as a whole. In this role, Andy has responsibility for developing Bank policy on financial stability issues and the management of the Financial Stability Area. Andy is a member of the Financial Stability Executive Board, which gives high level guidance on priority-setting, and of the Bank's Executive Management Team. Before taking up his current role, Andy set up and headed the Systemic Risk Assessment Division within the Financial Stability area of the Bank from 2005. His previous roles include: Head of the Market Infrastructure Division; Head of the International Finance Division; and a secondment to the International Monetary Fund. Prior to that he worked in Monetary Analysis, on various issues regarding monetary policy strategy, inflation targeting and Central Bank independence. Andy has written extensively on domestic and international monetary and financial stability, authoring around 80 articles and three books on issues including inflation targeting, central bank independence, international financial crises, financial stability frameworks and payment systems. He is a member of various international public policy committees, economics associations, editorial boards and academic advisory committees. Andy graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1988 with a BA in Economics. He went on to take an MA in Economics at the University of Warwick before joining the Bank in 1989.