Dr. Peter Westaway is chief economist and head of investment strategy for Vanguard Asset Management, Europe. He meets with clients and writes articles to provide Vanguard’s perspective on economic issues and longer-term investment strategy implications. Dr. Westaway was previously chief economist, Europe, for Nomura International and a senior official at the Bank of England where he conducted analysis on the economy and financial markets and the economy for the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England. He also provided analysis and input to HM Treasury’s “Five Tests Assessment” in 2002-2003 of whether the UK should adopt the euro.
Dr. Westaway earned a Ph.D. in economics and a Master of Philosophy in control engineering and operational research from the University of Cambridge, and a B.Sc in mathematics and economics from the University of York. He is a visiting professor at Queen Mary University of London.
Appointed: December 2015 Term ends: August 2018
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