Jonathan Haskel, Stian Westlake
Jonathan Haskel CBE is a British economist and professor of economics at Imperial College Business School.
Prior to joining Imperial College London, Haskel was professor and head of the economics department at the Queen Mary University of London.
Haskel has taught at the University of Bristol and London Business School and been a visiting professor at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, US; Stern School of Business, New York University, US; and visiting researcher at the Australian National University.
Haskel is a professor of economics at Imperial College Business School, specializing in innovation and productivity.
In May 2018, it was announced that Haskel would become a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), replacing Ian McCafferty from 1 September. There were four women on the five-person shortlist. He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2018 Birthday Honours.
Stian Westlake is a senior fellow at Nesta, the UK’s national foundation for innovation. His research interests included the measurement of innovation and its effects on productivity, the role of high-growth businesses in the economy, financial innovation, and how government policy should respond to technological change.
Stian joined Nesta in 2009. Before Nesta, he worked in social investment at The Young Foundation, as a consultant at McKinsey&Company in Silicon Valley and London (where his work focused on healthcare, private equity and infrastructure), and as a policy adviser in HM Treasury. He also founded Healthy Incentives, a healthcare social enterprise. Stian was educated at the University of Oxford, Harvard University and London Business School.