Dame Katharine Barker

Independent Non-executive Director
Man Institute Contributor

April 2017.

Background and career
Kate was a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee from 2001 to 2010 and prior to that, she was Chief Economic Adviser to the CBI. Kate was a Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse (2010-2016) and a non-executive director of Yorkshire Building Society (2010-2017) and Taylor Wimpey plc (2011-2020).

Areas of expertise and contribution
Experience in strategic thinking, economic insight and broad knowledge of monetary and public policy and financial markets.

Material external positions

  • Chair of Trustees of the British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme Trustees Limited
  • Trustee Chair and Director of the Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited