Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Tue 08 Mar - Thu 10 Mar, 2011

no photo available Clifford Smout (Faculty)

Country/Region: United Kingdom

Head, Center for Regulatory Reform, Deloitte, London

Clifford Smout heads up the Deloitte Centre for Regulatory Strategy, analysing the impact of global, EU and UK regulatory developments on the market and on firms' business models. He joined Deloitte at the end of 2006, after a career at the Bank of England beginning in 1978, where he was finance director, head of the Foreign Exchange Division and head of Policy within Banking Supervision. In this last role he served for five years on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in the mid 1990s, and witnessed the departure of banking supervision from the Bank of England. Clifford has a double first in economics from Clare College, Cambridge.