The re-appointment of Professor Anil Kashyap to the Financial Policy Committee Contents

2The re-appointment of Professor Anil Kashyap

Background on Professor Anil Kashyap

4.Alongside his membership of the Financial Policy Committee since August 2016, Professor Kashyap has been a Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and worked as a consultant for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and as a Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Prior to joining the Chicago Booth faculty in 1991, Professor Kashyap spent three years as an economist for the Board of Governors for the Federal Reserve System.

Oral evidence

5.In the oral evidence, the Committee questioned Professor Kashyap about his prior experience and his continued suitability for the post. Topics covered during the session included:


6.The Committee is satisfied that Professor Kashyap has the professional competence and personal independence to be re-appointed as an external member of the Financial Policy Committee. We wish him every success in his continuing role.

Published: 19 June 2019