Chief economist Haldane to leave BoE

Andy Haldane

The Bank of England’s influential chief economist and monetary policy committee member Andy Haldane has announced he will leave his post in a surprise move.

Haldane will step down after the BoE’s monetary policy committee meeting in June, the central bank announced today (April 13). He will become become the chief executive of the Royal Society for Arts, a think-tank. Haldane was first appointed to the MPC in June 2014 and was twice reappointed to three-year terms, most recently in June 2020.

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