"Debt strikes back" or the "Return of the Regulator"

Alex Brazier, Bank of England

Monday 24th July, 5:00pm

Leggate Lecture Theatre - Victoria Gallery & Museum

Here is the link to the speech.

Brazier's slides

Alex Brazier was appointed Executive Director, Financial Stability Strategy and Risk (FSSR) with effect from 16 March 2015. In addition to being a member of the Financial Policy Committee (FPC), Alex’s key responsibilities include facilitating the effective operation of the FPC, assessment of risks to UK financial stability and overseeing staff analysis of both stress testing and the strategy for the use of macro-prudential tools.

Alex joined the Bank in 2001 as an economist, and has held a variety of increasingly senior positions over the course of his career, most recently as Principal Private Secretary to the Governor since November 2011. Prior to that, Alex served as Manager of the Bank’s UK Forecasting Team from 2008-2011, as Economic Assistant and Speechwriter to the Governor from 2005-2008, and as a UK Economic Analyst in the Bank’s Monetary Analysis Directorate from 2001-2005.

Alex earned an MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick in 2000, and an MA in Economics from Cambridge University in 1999.

About the Risk Lecture Series:

As part of the effort to connect the research in the Institute with prominent organisations, and to contribute to University's ongoing efforts in reaching out to the general public, an Open Lecture Series in Risk and Uncertainty will take place in 2017. High-profile speakers from government, industry and academia have been invited to deliver talks.

This lecture will take place in the Leggate LT in the Victoria Building on the University of Liverpool campus at 5.00pm.