James Bell

Executive Director, Communications


James Bell is our Executive Director for Communications. He is responsible for all of our internal and external communications. 

Previously, James was our Director for Monetary Analysis (2017-2021). In this role he managed a team that produces briefings, analysis and forecasts for the Monetary Policy Committee.

Before that he was head of our Structural Economic Analysis Division (2012-2017) and secretary to the Monetary Policy Committee (2010-2017).

James started working at the Bank of England in 1997 as an economist. He has worked in our Press Office as a Spokesperson on monetary policy (2010- 2012) and he led our International Conjunctural Team (2006-2010). 

This page was last updated 01 December 2023