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360 Lecture: Alex Brazier, Executive Director at The Bank of England

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360 Lecture: Alex Brazier, Executive Director at The Bank of England

It is our pleasure to invite you to a talk to be delivered by the Bank of England’s Alex Brazier, Executive Director, Financial Stability Strategy and Risk on 13 June at the University of Warwick, as part of the 360 Guest Lecture Series 2019/20

This event is for staff and students only and registration is required in order to attend. Please note that the event is NOT open to the press.

Title: Financial Resilience and Economic Earthquakes
Thursday 13 June 2019, 1.00-2.00pm
Room 0.013, WBS

Alex, a former MSc student of Warwick Economics, is a member of the Bank’s Financial Policy Committee – the United Kingdom’s ‘macroprudential’ authority - which is tasked by Parliament to protect and enhance the resilience of the UK financial system. This ensures the system can serve households and businesses in bad times as well as good.

Alex will discuss macro prudential regulation and provide updates on the Bank’s approach. Alex will then hold a Q&A with invited guests. The running order is as follows:

  • 12:30 – Pre-event refreshments and networking
  • 13:00 – Introduction by Roger Farmer, Professor at The University of Warwick - Department of Economics and Research Director at NIESR
  • 13:10 – Alex Brazier Speech
  • 13:40 – Q&A Session
  • 14:00 – Event ends

About Alex Brazier

Alex is Executive Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk and a member of the Financial Policy Committee (FPC). The FPC is the United Kingdom’s ‘macroprudential’ authority. It is tasked by Parliament with guarding against the financial system damaging the wider economy. Alex is responsible for the Bank of England’s work to deliver that objective.

Previously, Alex was the Governor’s Principal Private Secretary. Between 2011 and 2015 he managed the transition between Governor King and Governor Carney. Alex has served as Manager of the Bank’s UK Forecasting Team (2008-2011), Economic Assistant and Speechwriter to the Governor (2005-2008) and as a UK Economic Analyst in the Bank’s Monetary Analysis Directorate (2001-2005).

He has an MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge (1999) and an MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick (2000). He is an Honorary Professor at the University of Liverpool.


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