The OBR is led by the three members of the Budget Responsibility Committee (BRC). They have executive responsibility for the core functions of the OBR, including the judgements reached in its forecasts. They are:

  • Richard Hughes, Chair
  • Prof. David Miles CBE
  • Andy King


Organisational chart of the OBR January 2022

The OBR’s Oversight Board ensures that effective arrangements are in place to provide assurance on risk management, governance and internal control. It consists of the three members of the BRC, plus two non-executive members, currently Bronwyn Curtis OBE and Sir Christopher Kelly.

The OBR’s Advisory Panel of economic and fiscal experts meets regularly to advise the OBR on its work programme and analytical methods.

The BRC are supported in their work by the OBR’s permanent staff of 35 civil servants, led by Steve Farrington.

For more information, see our Who we are page.