Andy Haldane is the Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). He joined the RSA as Chief Executive in 2021 after more than 30 years at the Bank of England, latterly as the Bank's Chief Economist and a member of the Monetary Policy Committee. Among other positions, he is Honorary Professor at the Universities of Nottingham, Manchester and Exeter, Visiting Professor at King’s College, London, a Visiting Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, and a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Academy of Social Sciences.

Andy co-founded PBE with fellow economist Martin Brookes in 2009 and became the organisation's President in 2022, having previously served as a Trustee. He is also Vice-Chair of charity National Numeracy and Chair of the National Numeracy Leadership Council. Andy served as Permanent Secretary for Levelling Up at the Cabinet Office from September 2021 to March 2022 and chairs the Government’s Levelling Up Advisory Council. He has authored around 200 articles and four books.