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Dame DeAnne Shirley Julius, DCMG, CBE (born April 14, 1949) is a former economic analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and an American-British economist,[1] notable as a founder member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England.

Dame DeAnne Julius

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DeAnne Julius at the Chatham House Prize award ceremony in 2010
Lady Usher of the Blue Rod
Assumed office
2016
MonarchElizabeth II
Preceded bySir Anthony Figgis
Personal details
Born (1949-04-14) April 14, 1949 (age 70)[1][2][3]
Unknown
NationalityAmerican/British[4]
Alma materIowa State University[1] (B.S)
University of California, Davis[1] (MA, Ph.D.)
OccupationEconomist

She began her active career as a project economist with the World Bank[2] in Washington and has handled extensive roles in the private sector. From 2003–12 she was Chairman of Chatham House (formally known as The Royal Institute of International Affairs), in London and is currently Chair of University College London (UCL) Council. She is a non-executive director of Jones Lang LaSalle.[3] and ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA).[citation needed]

Early life and educationEdit

The daughter of Marvin and Maxine Julius, she was raised in Ames, Iowa.[5]

She earned a BSc degree in economics from Iowa State University, and an MA and PhD degree in economics from the University of California, Davis. She holds five honorary doctorates, from the University of Warwick, University of Birmingham, South Bank University, University of Bath, and Iowa State University.[citation needed]

CareerEdit

After graduating, Julius began her career at the CIA as an economic analyst from 1970-71.[6] In 1975, after earning her Ph.D, she went on to work as a project economist with the World Bank in Washington, D.C.

From 1986-97, she held a succession of posts,[3] including chief economist at British Airways and Royal Dutch Shell. From September 1997 to May 2001, she was a full-time member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, and sat on the Court of the Bank of England until May 2004. She chaired HM Treasury's banking services consumer codes review group in 2000–01.[citation needed]

She was a non-executive director on the boards of Lloyds Bank and Serco Group from 2001–07, BP from 2001-11, Roche Holdings SA from 2002–16 and Deloitte LLP from 2011-14. Julius was the Chairman of Chatham House, formally known as the Royal Institute of International Affairs, from 2003-12. In October 2008, she joined Jones Lang LaSalle's Board of Directors[7] and in July 2016 the Board of ICE Benchmark Administration. In October 2014, she became Chair of the Council of University College London.[8]

Board memberships and honoursEdit

DeAnne Julius was a member of the boards of both Lloyds Bank and Serco Group from 2001–07, BP from 2001-11, Roche Holdings SA from 2002–16 and Deloitte LLP from 2011-14. From 2003-12, she was Chairman of Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs. She is currently a non-executive director of Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc.[3] and ICE Benchmark Administration.

She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2002 and Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (DCMG) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to international relations.[9][10]

Dame DeAnne Julius was appointed Usher of the Blue Rod of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George on February 11, 2016.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

She is married to Ian Alexander Harvey, formerly chief executive of BTG.[2] She has written five books and academic papers on subjects ranging from foreign direct investment to strategic planning and corporate governance.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Business biography of DeAnne Julius". Retrieved November 4, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "MorningStar Insider Profile of DeAnne Shirley Julius". Retrieved November 4, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d "Forbes profile: DeAnne Shirley Julius". Retrieved November 4, 2012.
  4. ^ O’Connor, Sarah (December 29, 2012). "DeAnne Julius of Chatham House made dame". FT.com. Retrieved December 29, 2012.
  5. ^ "DeAnne Shirley Julius : 2013 Distinguished Alumna" (PDF). Ahsalum.org. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  6. ^ Ashworth, Jon (October 25, 2004). "ExCIA analyst brings mountain of experience to UK companies". The Times. London.
  7. ^ Bloomberg (October 21, 2008). "Jones Lang LaSalle elects DeAnne Julius to its Board of Directors".
  8. ^ "UCL Council". University College London. Retrieved April 19, 2015.
  9. ^ "New Year's Honours List 2013" (PDF). Cabinet Office. December 29, 2012. Retrieved December 29, 2012.
  10. ^ "No. 60367". The London Gazette (Supplement). December 29, 2012. p. 3.
  11. ^ "No. 61499". The London Gazette. February 15, 2016. p. 3007.
Court offices
Preceded by
Sir Anthony Figgis
Lady Usher of the Blue Rod
2016–present
Incumbent