Andrew Sentance is an external member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, appointed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in 2006. He is also a parttime Professorial Fellow at the University of Warwick, based at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, and a member of the Commission for Integrated Transport-which provides advice to the Government on transport policy issues. Before joining the Bank of England, Andrew was Chief Economist and Head of Environmental Affairs at British Airways. He joined British Airways in 1998 from London Business School (LBS), where he was Director of the Centre for Economic Forecasting. Before moving to LBS in 1994, he was Director of Economic Affairs at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). In that capacity, he was a founder member of the Treasury’s Panel of Independent Forecasters-established in 1992 to provide advice to the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Andrew was educated at Cambridge University (Clare College) and the London School of Economics, where he gained his PhD. He holds visiting professorships at Cranfield University and Royal Holloway, University of London.