Dr. Charles Goodhart, the Norman Sosnow professor of banking and finance at the London School of Economics (LSE), will give a seminar on regulatory reform at CIGI

Before joining the LSE in 1985, Dr. Goodhart worked at the Bank of England for seventeen years as a monetary adviser, becoming a Chief Adviser in 1980. In 1997 he was appointed one of the external members of the Bank of England's new Monetary Policy Committee until May 2000. Earlier he had taught at Cambridge and LSE.

Besides numerous articles, he has written several books on monetary history, and a graduate monetary textbook, Money, Information and Uncertaintly (2nd ed.1989); and has published two collections of papers on monetary policy, Monetary Theory and Practice (1984) and The Central Bank and The Financial System (1995) and another (with Richard Payne) on The Foreign Exchange Market (2000); and an institutional study of The Evolution of Central Banks, revised and republished (MIT Press) in 1988.