Mark Cornelius works at the Prudential Regulation Authority – part of the Bank of England. He is Head of the Division that regulates and supervises the major life insurance groups within the UK. He leads some of the Bank’s workstreams on sustainable finance and the financial risks facing insurers from climate change. Prior to joining the PRA, Mark was the Bank’s Chief Press Officer for three and a half years. He has spent nearly all his career working as a macroeconomist, predominantly at the Bank of England, where he has headed the Inflation Report and International Divisions. He served as Mervyn King’s Private Secretary, when Lord King was Deputy Governor. Mark has also worked at HM Treasury, the Cabinet Office and the CBI. Mark has degrees in economics from the University of London and Cambridge University.