Lord (David) Currie of Marylebone
Chairman of the Office of Communications
David Currie was named in July 2002 as the inaugural Chairman of the new regulator for the communications sector, Ofcom. This appointment followed a long and distinguished career in economics, including roles in regulation, academia, the private sector and advising governments.
A well-known figure in international economic policy, David Currie has published extensively in the field of government regulation of industry and of macroeconomic policy. He was Dean of Cass Business School (2001-2007), and Professor of Economics (1988-2000) and Deputy Dean (1992-95, 1999-2000) at London Business School and Director of its Centre for Economic Forecasting (1988-95) and Regulation Initiative (1995-2000).
David has previously served as Chairman of Independent Audit, on the Board of Abbey National and on the Board of Ofgem (the UK energy regulator), as well as on a variety of UK government advisory bodies including the Treasury's Panel of Independent Forecasters (the “Wise Men”). He is Chairman of Trillium Investment Partners, a Board member of the Dubai Financial Services Authority and an adviser to Unisys. He sits on the cross-benches in the House of Lords as Lord Currie of Marylebone.
Past Speaking Events
Regulation in the communications sectors: future horizons