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Thursday 7th July

FABSTalks – Bank of England’s UK Economic Update

Huw Pill, Chief Economist at the Bank of England, will present the latest UK Economic Update. In conjunction with the Sheffield MD Club.

Date & Time: 5pm – 6.30pm, on 7th July 2022
Venue: Dorothy Fleming Lecture Theatre, Charles Street Building, 133 Charles Street, Sheffield, S1 2ND


In conjunction with Sheffield Universities’ Managing Directors’ Club (MD Club), Sheffield Business School are pleased to announce Huw Pill, Chief Economist at the Bank of England will present the latest UK Economic Update. The event will attract students, academics, colleagues, and friends from Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield. It will also be of interest to local Sheffield businesses as well as corporate friends and partners.

As the Bank of England moves into Leeds it will be fascinating to listen to the latest update through a Northern lens.

Huw Pill – Chief Economist (Bank of England)

Huw Pill is the Bank of England’s Chief Economist and Executive Director for Monetary Analysis and Research. He is a member of the Monetary Policy Committee. Huw is responsible for the analysis we use to make our monetary policy decisions. He also leads the research that supports all our other functions.

Previously, Huw was Chief European Economist at Goldman Sachs (2011-18). Before that, he worked at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. He served as its Deputy Director of Research (2009-11) and Head of its Monetary Policy Stance Division (2004-09), and he worked in its Strategic Policy Issues Unit (1998-2001). Huw was also a member of the faculty at Harvard Business School (1995-98, 2001-04, 2019-21). At the start of his career, he worked as an economist in the Bank of England’s then Economics Division (1990-92).

Huw has a BA (Hons) from the University of Oxford and an MA and PhD from Stanford University.

Sheffield Universities’ Managing Directors’ Club (MD Club) is a collaboration between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University which provides a forum for regional business leaders and expert academics to exchange knowledge and ideas for future partnerships.

The MD Club has been running for five years and holds regular events with speakers from across academia and industry on topics such as the global food sustainability challenge through to the key to successful partnerships to promote collaboration for innovation in the city and region.

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