Industry Forum

Industry Forum Logo Click here to join our mailing list Bookmark and Share

31 Southampton Row
London WC1B 5HJ

T +44 (0)20 7434 0090

F +44 (0)20 7434 0083



Join Our Mailing ListPrint This Page

Lord (David) Currie of Marylebone

Chairman of the Office of Communications

Past Speaking Events

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

27 November 2008 - Lunch Meeting - London

Regulation in the communications sectors: future horizons