Adviser on International Affairs
Financial Reporting Council
David Green has worked for almost forty years as a central banker and financial regulator, principally in the Bank of England and the Financial Services Authority.
From 1968 to 1998, he worked in the Bank of England on a broad range of topics. These included domestic and international macroeconomic and monetary policy matters, international capital markets, financial stability issues and banking supervision. From 1974 to 1977, he was on secondment as Personal Assistant to the Managing Director of the IMF in Washington D.C.
From 1998 to 2004, he was Head of International Policy Co-ordination and EU Affairs in the Office of the Chairman of the Financial Services Authority. In this role, he was heavily involved in managing the newly-created FSA relationships in the international policy field. He was particularly engaged in the development of the European single market in financial services and of the Lamfalussy committee structure.
He was Adviser on Public Affairs to the Managing Board of Euronext from 2004-5 and is currently Adviser on International Affairs to the Financial Reporting Council. as well as Secretary-General of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators. He is also a consultant on financial regulation including to overseas central banks, governments and regulators and a TV and radio commentator on financial and economic issues.
He recently published, jointly with Sir Howard Davies, Global Financial Regulation-the Essential Guide, Polity Press 2008, and they are currently working together on a book on the future of central banking.
David Green was educated at Watford Grammar School and took a Double First in Classics at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He has an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of Wales, the thesis for which was on the Canadian financial system.