Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has confirmed that Gertjan Vlieghe has been re-appointed to the Monetary Policy Committee and will serve his second three-year term.
Hammond said in a statement:
“Dr Vlieghe has provided a valuable and effective contribution to monetary policy through his deep understanding of the UK economy. I am therefore pleased that he will continue to share this expertise as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee”.
Vlieghe was previously a partner at Brevan Howard Asset Management and he was a bond strategist at Deutsche Bank from 2005 to 2007 and before that he worked for the Bank of England.