In this video, Dame Minouche Shafik discusses the implications of the pandemic for the UK and global economies and also what the crisis is likely to mean for university teaching and funding.
Dame Shafik served as the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England from August 2014 to February 2017 and as the Director of the London School of Economics since September 2017. Prior to joining the Bank of England in 2014, she served as the Permanent Secretary of the Department for International Development from March 2008 to March 2011 and as the Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund from April 2011 until March 2014. Dame Shafik was born in Alexandria, Egypt, received her doctorate from St Antony’s College, Oxford, and was made a Dame in 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
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