Paul Fisher (economist)

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Paul Fisher
Member of the Monetary Policy Committee
In office
March 2009 – July 2014
Governor Mervyn King
Personal details
Alma mater University of Bristol
Warwick University
Profession Economist

Paul Gregory Fisher (born 7 September 1958)[1] is a British economist, and is Executive Director of the Bank of England's Markets division.

Previously head of the Bank of England's Foreign Exchange Division, he was appointed to the Bank of England's interest rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) from March 2009 to July 2014.[2] Following a reorganisation at the Bank, Fisher relinquished his membership of the MPC with effect from 1 August 2014, replaced by Nemat Shafik.[3]

Fisher holds a BSc in economics with statistics from the University of Bristol and a PhD in macroeconomic modelling from the University of Warwick.[4]


  1. ^ FISHER, Paul Gregory’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2011 ; online edn, Nov 2011 accessed 14 Dec 2011
  2. ^ Reuters, Thu Feb 12, 2009, [1]
  3. ^ Mark Carney (17 March 2014). "Appointments to MPC and FPC" (PDF). Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
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