Ben Broadbent

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Benjamin R Broadbent is a British economist, and since June 2011 has been an external member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee. On 18 March 2014 he was appointed Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy at the Bank of England, effective from 1 July 2014.[1]

He gained a first-class honours degree from University of Cambridge, then studied for a Ph.D at Harvard University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. After working for HM Treasury, he worked for the Bank of England, before becoming an Assistant Professor at Columbia University. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 as Senior European Economist, a position he held until 2011. In June 2011, he replaced the departing Andrew Sentance on the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee.[2]

Broadbent is also an Executive Fellow of Economics at London Business School.




References[edit]

  1. ^ "News Release - Three senior appointments to the Bank of England". Bank of England. 18 March 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Chancellor appoints Ben Broadbent as external member of the Monetary Policy Committee". HM Treasury. 7 March 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2011.