Jumana Saleheen is Chief Economist and Head of Sustainability at CRU. She has over 20 years of experience applying economic analysis to decision making in both the public and private sectors. She has over 10 years of experience leading diverse teams.
Jumana joined CRU in July 2018 from the Bank of England where she worked for over 20 years. In her most recent role at the Bank, she was Head of Division in the Financial Stability Directorate, working to assess financial market risk. Prior to that, Jumana worked in various roles, advising the Banks’ Monetary Policy Committee on their monetary policy decisions. Jumana has also worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. During her career she has represented the Bank of England at high level international meetings.
Jumana has delivered keynote lectures on Economics and Sustainability. She has published her research in a number of books and leading journals, including the Journal of International Economics and Economica. She has written a number of influential policy papers on labour markets, productivity and finance.
Jumana has a PhD in Economics from University College London, and a MSc and BSc from the London School of Economics.