What Lyons can bring to the Bank, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019

Banking, Comment, Finance — By on September 19, 2019 at 5:43 AM

Gerard Lyons

What Lyons can bring to the Bank, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019

Thursday 19 September 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.38.3

Commentary: What Lyons can bring to the Bank

By Chris Papadopoullos in London

Gerard Lyons’ candidacy for governor of the Bank of England may look like a pro-Brexit ploy, a way to sneak Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s optimism into a pessimistic institution. But Lyons – who has never worked in a central bank – would bring some positive qualities. In the light of the Bank’s renewed focus on financial markets, pure economists might be thought of as underqualified for the gubernatorial role. Lyons, who has spent most of his career in the private sector, stands apart from other, more conventional contenders.

Read the full commentary on the website.

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