Simon is a Research and Policy Advisor in Monetary Analysis. He joined the Bank in June 2017 after completing his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge, and has worked in the Bank's International Directorate, as well as Financial Stability Strategy and Risk. Simon’s research interests span international and monetary economics, and macro-finance. He has a particular interest in open-economy macroeconomics, international finance and the modelling of macroeconomic tail risks.