| Andrew Crockett |
|Born||23 March 1943|
|Died||3 September 2012 (Age 69)|
|Alma mater||Queens' College Cambridge, Yale University|
IMF, BIS, Bank Of England, JP Morgan
Sir Andrew Duncan Crockett was a British banker, economist and public servant. He was the general manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). He attended the Bilderberg in 1998.
Early life and education
Born in Glasgow, Crockett was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge and Yale University.
Crockett joined the Bank of England in 1966, and the International Monetary Fund in 1972. He was an executive director of the Bank of England from 1989 to 1993, before becoming General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in 1994. After retiring from the BIS in 2003, he joined JPMorgan Chase, the U.S. banking firm, where he was Special Advisor to the chairman and a member of the executive committee until shortly before his death.
Crockett was also a member of the Group of Thirty. He authored several books on economic and financial subjects, as well as numerous articles in scholarly publications.
He was knighted in 2003 and named European Banker of the Year in 2000
He died in San Francisco, California, aged 69, following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Event Participated in
|Bilderberg/1998||14 May 1998||17 May 1998||Scotland|
|The 46th Bilderberg meeting, held in Scotland, chaired by Peter Carrington|