Rob Elder, Agent, Bank Of England
Rob became the Agent for Greater London in May 2018. Rob joined the Bank of England in 1998, and for twelve years supported the Monetary Policy Committee as an economist and then senior manager. Between 2010 and 2012 he represented the UK on the board of the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. When he returned, he worked in the press office, and most recently, supported the Financial Policy Committee by running a team monitoring developments in the UK banking sector. Between 1990 and 1998 Rob worked as an economist and forecaster at HM Treasury, British Telecom and Manchester University. He also taught English in Japan for a year. Rob studied economics at Manchester University (first degree) and Warwick University (master’s degree). He was born in Northampton, grew up in Birmingham, and now lives in Hackney in north east London.