Associate Fellow, International Economics
John Nugee
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John Nugée is an independent commentator on financial, economic and political issues, with an extensive background in the official sector. The majority of his career has been spent at the Bank of England, where his last post was as chief manager of the Reserves. He also worked at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, where he was executive director in charge of reserves management, and acted as a UK director at the European Investment Bank and European Investment Fund. From 2000 to 2013 he worked at State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the asset management division of State Street Corporation, latterly as senior managing director. He founded and ran SSgA’s Official Institutions Group, responsible for overseeing the interaction with the firm’s official sector clients. As well as his associate fellowship of Chatham House, Nugée is a senior adviser to the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum and to the World Gold Council.


  • Macroeconomics and financial markets
  • Global financial risk
  • European politics, especially the eurozone
  • Central banking


2014 -Senior Advisor, Official Monetary & Financial Institutions Forum
2000-2013Senior Managing Director, State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) 
1977-2000 Bank of England (several positions, last one as Chief Manager, Reserves)

Broadcast experience



  • English
  • Reflections on Global Finance (SSgA, 2013)
  • The Gulf as a Hub of Global Financial Power (Chatham House, 2008)
  • Frequent articles for SSgA on aspects of macroeconomics and politics,