Dame Kate Barker is presently an NED of Man Group plc and Taylor Wimpey plc. She is a Councillor at the Society of Professional Economists. She is also Chairman of Trustees for the British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme and Chairman of the Jersey Fiscal Policy Panel. In the public sector she is a member of the National Infrastructure Commission and of the Industrial Strategy Council. Previously, Kate was a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) from 2001 until May 2010. During this period, she also led two major policy reviews for Government, on housing supply and on land use planning. Before joining the MPC she was Chief Economic Adviser at the CBI.