Dame DeAnne Julius is chair of University College London, and an independent non-executive director of Roche Holdings SA (Switzerland), and Jones Lang LaSalle (USA). From 2003-2012, she was chairman of Chatham House.
Dame DeAnne serves on the advisory boards of Temasek (Switzerland) and Rock Creek Global (US) and is vice president of the Society of Business Economists in the UK.
From 1997-2001, Dame DeAnne was a founder member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England. From 2001-04 she served on the Court of the Bank.
Prior to joining the MPC, she held a number of positions in the private sector including chief economist at British Airways and Shell. She has been senior economic advisor at the World Bank and a consultant to the IMF and UNCTAD. For the British government she chaired the Banking Services Consumer Codes Review Group and served on the Policy Commission for the Future of Farming and Food and the National Learning & Skills Council.
Dame DeAnne is a dual US/UK citizen. She holds a BSc from Iowa State University and a Ph.D in economics from the University of California. She has written five books and numerous papers on subjects ranging from foreign direct investment to strategic planning and corporate governance. She holds four honorary doctorates.
In 2012, DeAnne was made a Dame for her services to international relations.