The appointment of Dr Catherine L. Mann to the Monetary Policy Committee Contents

1The appointment of Dr Catherine L. Mann

Background on Dr Catherine L. Mann

4.Dr Catherine L. Mann has been appointed for a three-year term starting on 1 September 2021.

5.Dr Mann was most recently the Global Chief Economist at Citibank from February 2018 to June 2021. Prior to that, she was Chief Economist at the OECD from October 2014 to November 2017, in which role she was also a Finance Deputy to the G20. Prior to the OECD, she held a number of roles in academia, think tanks and public service.

Our evidence

6.In oral evidence, we questioned Dr Mann about her personal suitability for the post and the outlook for UK financial stability. Topics covered during the session included:


7.We are satisfied that Dr Catherine L. Mann has the appropriate professional competence and personal independence to undertake the role of external member of the Monetary Policy Committee. We wish her every success.

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