Professor Vicky Pryce FAcSS is Chief Economic Adviser and board member at the Centre for Economics and Business Research. Previously, Managing Director FTI Consulting, Director General for Economics at Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Joint Head of the Government Economic Service. She was a KPMG partner following a career in banking and business. Fellow of the Society of Professional Economists, she’s served on Kent University’s Council, RSA’s board of trustees, Court of the London School of Economics, IFS Executive Committee and held visiting professorships at Cass Business School, Nuffield College, Birmingham City, Imperial College, Aston and Queen Mary. She is on the IFS Council, Advisory Board of OMFIF and BCC Advisory Group. Patron of ‘Pro-bono Economics’ co-founder of GoodCorporation promoting Corporate Social Responsibility, a Freeman and Liveryman of the City of London, she’s served as Master of a Livery Company. Books include: ‘Greekonomics’; ‘It's the Economy, Stupid’; ‘Redesigning Manufacturing’; ‘Prisonomics’; and ‘Why Women Need Quotas’.