Dr Andrew Sentance CBE Chairman, Economist

Andrew is a British business economist. He is currently Senior Economic Adviser to PwC.  He was an external member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England from October 2006 to May 2011. 

He was a founder member of the Treasury's Panel of Independent Forecasters which provided advice to the Chancellor of the Exchequer during the Conservative Government in the 1990s. He also acted as a government adviser on official statistics and corporate social responsibility in the 1990s and 2000s.

He is also a former member of the Commission for Integrated Transport (2006–10) and acted as an expert adviser to the Department for Transport on the framework of regulation for UK airports. He was a member of the Green Fiscal Commission (2007–09) and in 2010-11 chaired a UK Government expert group on the International Dimensions of Climate Change.

Andrew’s book "Rediscovering growth: After the crisis" was published in late 2013, sets out current views on the prospects for the UK in the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008-9.

Andrew Sentance is married with two children and lives in Horndon-on-the-Hill, Essex.