Chris Salmon has been the Bank of England's Executive Director for Markets since June 2014. He is responsible for all Bank operations in financial markets; management of the Bank’s balance sheet and the UK's official foreign exchange reserves on behalf of HMT; and delivering market intelligence for monetary and financial stability.
Chris has worked at the Bank for over twenty years, and recent previous positions include: Executive Director, Banking & Chief Cashier (2011 – 2014) and Private Secretary to then Governor, Sir Mervyn King (2006-2009).
Chris studied undergraduate Economics at Bristol University and postgraduate Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at LSE. His hobbies are running and playing golf.