Anthony Browne

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Anthony Browne (born 19 January 1967) has been head of the British Bankers Association since September 2012, replacing Angela Knight. He was previously Morgan Stanley's head of government relations for Europe, the Middle East and Africa[1] and Policy Director for Economic Development for Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, in charge of economic and business policy for London, sitting on the board of the London Development Agency, and as an observer on the boards of the London Skills and Employment Board, and theCityUK, which represents UK financial services. He was also chairman of the Mayor's Digital Advisory Board. wiki

"Anthony Browne has worked for the Mayor of London since October 2008. As well as giving general policy advice to the Mayor, he leads on economic and business policy. He has responsibility in the Mayor's office for the London Development Agency, and is an LDA Board member. He was previously director of Policy Exchange, the largest centre-right think tank in Europe. He was an award winning national journalist for nearly twenty years, having been economics correspondent of the BBC and Observer, health editor of the Observer, and Europe correspondent and chief political correspondent of the Times. He has written a wide range of publications, mainly for think tanks, including Civitas, the Adam Smith Institute, Localis, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Social Market Foundation. He has written on issues ranging from the European single currency, social evils, NHS reform, consumer policy, environment and welfare reform. His publication “Do we need mass immigration?” won Prospect Magazine’s Think Tank Publication of the Year award. Anthony has a degree in mathematics from Cambridge University, and lives in London with his wife and two children." [1]

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  1. Res Publica Trust Advisors and Trustees, organizational web page, accessed November 13, 2014.
  2. About, Jurassica, accessed January 30, 2015.

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