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Honorary Officers

Prof Sir Anton Muscatelli

Chair of the Trustee Board 

Anton has been Principal and Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Economics at the University of Glasgow since 2009. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and of the Academy of Social Sciences. He was Chair of the Russell Group of Universities in 2017-20. He currently chairs the Economic Commission for the Glasgow Region City Deal. He was awarded the honour of Commendatore of the Republic of Italy in 2008, and a Knighthood in 2017.

Prof Sir Christopher Pissarides

President

Sir Christopher Antoniou Pissarides FBA is a Cypriot economist. He is the School Professor of Economics & Political Science and Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, and Professor of European Studies at the University of Cyprus. His research focuses on topics of macroeconomics, notably labour, economic growth, and economic policy. In 2010, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics, jointly with Peter A. Diamond and Dale Mortensen, for the analysis of markets with theory of search frictions.

Prof Imran Rasul

President-Elect

Imran Rasul is a Professor of Economics at University College London, Director of the Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and Co-Director of the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Centre on Wealth Concentration, Inequality and the Economy. In these roles he has supported policy engagement among economists, advised early career researchers, and brought together research and education on the study of wealth concentration and economic inequality. He has served as a Council Member and Trustee of the Royal Economic Society (RES) from 2018-2023 and Chaired the RES Publications Committee from 2018-21.

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Kate Collyer

Honorary Treasurer

Kate is Chief Economist at the Financial Conduct Authority, where she heads a division responsible for providing rigorous economic thinking, research, analysis, and advice to help the FCA deliver on its strategic objective of making financial services markets work well. Kate has nearly 20 years’ experience as an economist in roles spanning the public and private sector. Kate has undertaken several senior roles in government. She has published in The Economic Journal.