James Bell

Executive Director, Communications at Bank of England

James Bell is the Executive Director for Communications. He is responsible for all of the internal and external communications.

Previously, James was the Director for Monetary Analysis (2017-2021). In this role he managed a team that produces briefings, analysis and forecasts for the Monetary Policy Committee.

Before that he was head of the Structural Economic Analysis Division (2012-2017) and secretary to the Monetary Policy Committee (2010-2017).

James started working at the Bank of England in 1997 as an economist. He has worked in the Press Office as a Spokesperson on monetary policy (2010- 2012) and he lead the International Conjunctural Team (2006-2010).



  • Executive Director, Communications

    May, 2021 - present

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