Ben Broadbent

Deputy Governor, Monetary Policy


Term of appointment: 1 July 2014 - 30 June 2024

Dr Ben Broadbent is our Deputy Governor, Monetary Policy. He has specific responsibility for our monetary policy, including monetary analysis, banknotes, and data & analytics transformation. He has shared responsibility for our international macroeconomic analysis, strategy and engagement.

Ben is a member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Financial Policy Committee and Prudential Regulation Committee. Previously, he was an external member of the Monetary Policy Committee (June 2011 – June 2014). 

Previously Ben was Senior European Economist at Goldman Sachs (2000-2011), during which time he researched and wrote widely on the UK economy and monetary policy. Before that, he was formerly an Assistant Professor of Economics at Columbia University (1997- 2000) and an Economic Adviser at HM Treasury (1989-1991 and 1993-1996).

He has a BA in Economics from Cambridge University and a PhD in Economics at Harvard University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar.

This page was last updated 01 December 2023