Sarah Breeden

Executive Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk
Bank of England

Sarah Breeden is the Executive Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk and a member of the Financial Policy Committee. She also leads the Bank’s work on climate change, domestically and internationally. This includes being Chair of the macrofinancial workstream of the international central bank and supervisors’ Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS).

Prior to her current role, Sarah was the Executive Director for UK Deposit Takers Supervision, responsible for the supervision of the UK’s banks, building societies and credit unions. Before that, she was Executive Director for International Banks Supervision, where having joined the directorate in 2015, she was responsible for supervision of the UK operations of international banks.

Before moving into supervision, Sarah worked on the development of the UK’s macroprudential policy making framework and the assessment of risks to financial stability from financial markets, the non-bank financial sector, and the real economy. She also led the Bank’s work to support the transition of prudential regulation of banks and insurers from the Financial Services Authority to the Bank.

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