Alan Budd

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Sir Alan Budd
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Occupation Non-Executive Director
Employer IG Group Holdings
Location London, UK
Website www.iggroup.com

Prominent British economist Sir Alan Budd is a non-executive director of IG Group Holdings. [1] He also serves as Provost of The Queen's College, London, a position he has held since 1999. He is senior adviser to Credit Suisse First Boston, a member of the Advisory Board of London Economics, a consultant to the G7 Group, New York, executive editor of World Economics [2] and a governor of the National Institute. He also chairs the Oxford University Investment Committee. Budd was knighted in 1997. [3]

Background[edit]

Sir Alan was chief economic advisor to Tory chancellors between 1991-1997 before becoming a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.[4] He was a founding member of the UK-Japan 2000 Group.

Education[edit]

Sir Alan went to Oundle public school, and then studied at the London School of Economics and the University of Cambridge, where he obtained a Ph.D. degree.

His academic posts have included the University of Southampton, Carnegie-Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh (Ford foundation visiting professor), and the University of New South Wales (Reserve Bank of Australia visiting professor).

References[edit]

  1. Board of Directors. IG Group Holdings.
  2. Editorial Board. World Economics.
  3. Sir Alan Budd Speaker Biography. The EVROPAEVM.
  4. Profile: Sir Alan Budd. BBC News.
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