Executive Director, Financial Stability Strategy and Risk (FSSR)
Term of appointment: 1 April 2015 - 31 March 2018
Alex Brazier was appointed Executive Director, Financial Stability Strategy and Risk (FSSR) with effect from 16 March 2015. In addition to being a member of the Financial Policy Committee (FPC), Alex’s key responsibilities will include facilitating the effective operation of the FPC, assessment of risks to UK financial stability and overseeing staff analysis of both stress testing and the strategy for the use of macro-prudential tools.
Alex joined the Bank in 2001 as an economist, and has held a variety of increasingly senior positions over the course of his career, most recently as Principal Private Secretary to the Governor since November 2011. Prior to that, Alex served as Manager of the Bank’s UK Forecasting Team from 2008-2011, as Economic Assistant and Speechwriter to the Governor from 2005-2008, and as a UK Economic Analyst in the Bank’s Monetary Analysis Directorate from 2001-2005.
Alex earned an MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick in 2000, and an MA in Economics from Cambridge University in 1999.