HEFCE Board member
Biography and registered interests
Mark Robson is a senior adviser at the Bank of England and a board member of the Economic and Social Research Council. He joined the Bank in 1995 from the OECD in Paris, where he was principal tax economist and statistician. Previously he was in turn a mathematics tutor, HM Inspector of Taxes, Government Economic Adviser and senior manager with KPMG.
Since then he has also been Vice-Chairman of London Metropolitan University (2010-14), a Council Member of City University, London (2002-11), Treasurer and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University (of which he is now an honorary research fellow), Honorary Treasurer of the Royal Statistical Society (2003-07) and of the Royal Economic Society, and an IMF Expert Adviser to the Royal Thai Finance Ministry (1998-9). He is a charity trustee of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation.
Date appointed to the Board: 1 July 2012
|Organisation in which interest exists||Nature of interest (directorship, shareholding, membership, etc.)|
|Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford||Honorary Research Fellow|
|Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation||Governing Council Member and Charitee Trustee|
|Institute of Mathematics and its Applications||Fellow|
|Royal Statistical Society||Fellow|
|Chartered Institute of Management Accountants||Fellow|
|Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK||Commissioner|