The International Centre for Financial Regulation (ICFR) has appointed Dr Richard Reid as its director of research. In addition to directing the centre’s research agenda, Reid will work to develop relationships with scholars and industry experts.
Previously Reid was a managing director of Citigroup’s Economics Department in London. Prior to that, he was chief international economist for Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, where he developed thematic issues such as the impact of the ‘new economy’ on equity markets and the changing structure of Europe’s financial systems. Reid also spent fourteen years as chief European economist for UBS, five of which were spent in the company’s Frankfurt office. In addition to his private sector experience, he has also advised HM Treasury and Civil Service committee on international monetary affairs and is a noted commentator on Bundesbank and the ECB.
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