Gertjan Vlieghe

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Gertjan Vlieghe
Member of the Monetary Policy Committee
Assumed office
September 2015
GovernorMark Carney (2013-present)
Personal details
BornMay 1971 (age 50)

Gertjan Willem Vlieghe (born May 1971) is a British-Belgian economist.

Early life[edit]

Gertjan Willem Vlieghe was born in Belgium in May 1971,[1] and received a PhD from the London School of Economics.[2]


Vlieghe was an economic assistant to Mervyn King at the Bank of England.[2] He then worked as a bond strategist and director at the Deutsche Bank.[2][3] Later, he worked as a senior economist at Brevan Howard, a hedge fund based in London.[2][3]

On 28 July 2015, it was announced that he would replace David Miles in September 2015 as an “external member”, bringing in expertise from outside the Bank, in the nine-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Brevan Howard". Companies House. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e Allen, Katie (28 July 2015). "Bank of England: Gertjan Vlieghe named as new MPC member". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 July 2015.
  3. ^ a b c Gertjan Vlieghe to join Bank of England's MPC, The Financial Times, 28 July 2015

External links[edit]

Bank of England biography Dr Gertjan Vlieghe