Mark Robson

Mark Robson

Mark Robson is head of the Bank of England’s Statistics and Regulatory Data Division, board member of the Higher Education Funding Council for England, and honorary treasurer of the Royal Economic Society.

He joined the Bank in 1995 from the OECD in Paris, where he was principal tax economist. During that time he has also been Treasurer and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University and honorary treasurer of the Royal Statistical Society (2003-7) and an IMF Expert Advisor to the Royal Thai Finance Ministry (1998-9).  Previously he was in turn a mathematics tutor, HM Inspector of Taxes, government economic adviser and senior manager with KPMG.

Mark’s degrees are from Saint John’s College, Oxford and he is a chartered mathematician, scientist and management accountant. He is a member of the governing councils of the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Centre for Study of Financial Innovation, and is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.  He was a member of the Council of City University London from 2002 to 2011.

In 2010 Mark was appointed to the Economic and Social Research Council’s grants assessment panel and as a governor of London Metropolitan University, where he is currently Vice-Chair of the Board and Chair of the Finance and Resources Committee.