Former non-executive board member
Dame Kate Barker stepped down in June 2017 as OBR non-executive member. She was succeeded by Sir Christopher Kelly.
Dame Kate Barker CBE is presently a member of the Jersey Fiscal Policy Panel, and a non-executive director of Electra Private Equity plc, Taylor Wimpey plc and the Yorkshire Building Society. Previously, Kate Barker was a Senior Adviser to Credit Suisse and member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England from 2001 until May 2010. During this period, she also led two major policy reviews for Government, on housing supply and on land use planning. Before joining the MPC she was Chief Economic Adviser at the CBI.