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Sir Paul Tucker

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Sir Paul Tucker

Sir Paul Tucker is a British economist, central banker, and author. He was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England (2009-2013) and sat on its monetary policy, financial stability, and prudential policy committees.

Tucker is the author of two books: Global Discord (Princeton University Press, 2022) and Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State (Princeton University Press, 2018).

After leaving central banking, he was chair of the Systemic Risk Council from December 2015 to August 2021. His other activities include being a director at Swiss Re, president of the UK’s National Institute for Economic and Social Research, a research fellow at Harvard Kennedy School's Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, a member of the advisory board of the Yale Program on Financial Stability, and a governor of the Ditchley Foundation. Internationally, he was a member of the G20 Financial Stability Board, chairing its group on resolving too-big-to-fail groups; and a director of the Bank for International Settlements, chairing its Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems.


  • Deputy Governor, The Bank of England (2009-2013)
  • Senior Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Research Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School