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CEP Announcement:
Anna Valero joins the chancellor's economic advisory council

18 April 2023

Anna Valero has been appointed to the chancellor’s economic advisory council, it was announced today.

The council provides independent, expert advice on economic policy to help grow the economy.

Dr Valero, senior policy fellow at CEP and deputy director of the Programme on Innovation and Diffusion, is one of three new advisors. Andy Haldane, chief executive of the Royal Society of Arts, and Jon Symonds, chair of the board at Glaxo Smith Kline, have also been appointed.

The chancellor of the exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, said: “I am delighted to announce three new members of the Economic Advisory Council who collectively have decades of economic experience across the private and public sector.

“Economic growth is essential to our long-term prospects and in the face of global headwinds, this council plays a critical role in helping our economy meet these challenges.”

Dr Valero’s research focuses on the drivers of productivity and innovation in firms and regions, and in particular on sustainable growth and green jobs.

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