Andrew Hauser is Executive Director for Markets. He is responsible for:
- managing our balance sheet, including all aspects of the design and execution of our operations in financial markets
- managing the UK’s official foreign exchange reserves on behalf of HM Treasury
- providing market intelligence and analysis for our policy committees.
Andrew joined us in 1992, and has held senior roles across most of our major functions. As Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience, he oversaw our financial risk framework; the operation and strategic development of our payment systems and our wholesale and retail banking operations and he was an executive sponsor for our work on FinTech.
Andrew ran the Fair and Effective Markets Review, a joint initiative by the Bank of England, the Treasury and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). He was Private Secretary to the Governor, and represented the United Kingdom as a member of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. He has overseen our Inflation Report and regional agency network, and served on the secretariats to the Monetary and Financial Policy Committees.
Between 2013 and 2017, Andrew was a Non‐Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for NHS Resolution.
Andrew has a first degree in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University and a master’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics.