Joanna Place

Chief Operating Officer, Bank of England


Joanna was appointed Chief Operating Officer on 27 July 2017.

Previous roles at the Bank include Executive Director of HR, Head of Customer Banking Division (playing a key role in the financial crisis), Head of Monetary and Financial Statistics Division; and Director of Regulatory Operations, Prudential Regulation Authority. Joanna also had a secondment to the Border Agency (2004-2007).

Joanna has a BA (Hons) in Economics from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University.

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