Dave Ramsden

Deputy Governor, Markets, Banking, Payment and Resolution


Term of appointment: 4 September 2017 - 3 September 2027

On 21 July 2022, Dave Ramsden was reappointed for a second term of five years to 3 September 2027.

Dave Ramsden joined the Bank to become Deputy Governor for Markets and Banking on 4 September 2017. He is responsible for oversight of Markets, Banking Payments and Resolution directorates. Dave is a member of the Monetary Policy Committee, the Financial Policy Committee and the Prudential Regulation Committee. He is also the Chair of the RTGS/CHAPS Board.

Before joining the Bank, Dave was Chief Economic Adviser to the Treasury and Head of the Government Economic Service from 2007 – 2017. He was responsible for advising on UK macroeconomic policy and was the Government's representative of the meetings of the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee. Previous to that he held a number of civil service roles including leading the Treasury work advising on whether the UK should join the Euro.

Dave was awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours 2004 and made a Knight Bachelor in the New Year Honours 2015. He graduated with an MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University in 1986 and received an MSC in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1990.

Dave is a visiting Professor at Kings College London. His outside interests include cycling, rock climbing and hill walking.

This page was last updated 15 December 2023