Catherine L Mann

External member of the Monetary Policy Committee


Term of appointment: 1 September 2021 - 31 August 2027

On 18 March 2024, Catherine L Mann was reappointed for a second term running from 1 September 2024 - 31 August 2027.

Dr. Mann is a Professor of the Practice at Brandeis University. She contributes to the research program of The Productivity Institute and is a Science Advisor to the European Investment Bank. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Economic Association, among others. Previously she was Chair of the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association, a member of the Executive Board of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession, on the Board of the National Association for Business Economics, and of the advisory committees of the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, Boston, and New York. 

Prior to her appointment, she was the Global Chief Economist at Citibank (2018 to 2021) and the Chief Economist, Head of Economics Department, and G20 Finance Deputy at the OECD (2014 to 2017). Previous to these, she was Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance at Brandeis University, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and Assistant Director in the International Finance Division at the Federal Reserve Board.

Dr. Mann’s research has focussed on international economic relationships and outcomes, including trade, finance, climate, productivity, and inequality. She has authored or co-authored seven books, 60-plus articles, and numerous shorter pieces and testimony.

Mann’s university degree is from Harvard, and her PhD is from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

This page was last updated 18 March 2024