Two women will join Bank of England’s financial policy committee

Bank of England
Daniel Hinge

The UK’s finance minister has appointed two women to the Bank of England’s (BoE) financial policy committee (FPC), improving the gender balance on the male-dominated body.

Colette Bowe and Jayne-Anne Gadhia will replace outgoing FPC members Richard Sharp and Martin Taylor later in 2019, the Treasury announced today (January 3).

As external FPC members, Bowe and Gadhia will be involved in the oversight of risks to the UK financial system and have a vote on macro-prudential measures such as the

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