Nils Blythe

Former BBC journalist and Communications Director at the Bank of England

Nils Blythe

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As an Executive Director at the Bank of England from March 2011 to July 2014, Nils was responsible for planning and executing the Bank's communications strategy during a period of significant change, including the arrival of Mark Carney as Governor.

Prior to joining the Bank of England, for over 20 years Nils was a BBC journalist and presenter, specialising in business and finance. He was Business Correspondent of the Today programme for four years, made numerous television documentaries, launched a daily business news discussion programme for the BBC News Channel and played a leading role in the coverage of the financial crisis.

His daily dialogues with Eddie Mair on the Radio 4 PM Programme - under the title of 'Upshares, Downshares' - were much acclaimed for providing an insight into complex issues in plain English.

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