Vicky Pryce is Chief Economic Adviser and a board member at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR). She was previously Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, Director General for Economics at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service.
Before that, she was Partner at the accounting and consulting firm KPMG after senior economic positions in banking and the oil sector. She has held a number of academic posts and is a Fellow and Council member of the UK Academy for Social Sciences, a Fellow of the Society of Professional Economists and a Companion of the British Academy of Management. She sits on the Advisory Board of the central banking think-tank OMFIF, on the Economic Advisory Group of the British Chambers of Commerce and until recently also on the Council of the Institute for Fiscal Studies. She is also a member of CIPFA’s Brexit Commission and of techUK’s Brexit advisory panel.
She has also written and debated on women and gender equality from an economic perspective. Her books include: “Greekonomics: The Euro crisis and Why Politicians Don’t Get It”; “It’s the Economy, Stupid- Economics for Voters”, with Ross and Urwin; “Redesigning Manufacturing” with Beverland and Nielsen; and “Why Women Need Quotas”, with Stefan Stern. She is a Freeman and Liveryman of the City of London and sits on the City’s Members Diversity Working Party. She is also a member of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) and of Women Corporate Directors (WCD).