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Will Dowson became Agent for Scotland in 2010. He joined the Bank in 1995 and was a Senior Manager in the Bank’s Foreign Exchange Division before joining the Agency Network. He has held a range of analyst and management positions in the Banking, Financial Stability and Markets areas at the Bank. Will has a BSc in Business Studies and an MSc in Finance, both from the University of London. His outside interests include sailing and walking.
William Dowson – Bank of England Agent, Scotland.
“William spends most of his time going around Scotland talking to businesses and business associations. He probably has more direct and current knowledge of what is going on in the Scottish economy than anyone else.”
The Bank's Agencies - People and Biographies
The Bank has twelve Agents based around the UK. Their primary role is to assess economic and financial conditions affecting businesses in their area. The Agencies are the Bank's “eyes, ears and voice” in the regions, collecting information about trends and developments across the country, and explaining the Bank’s policy decisions to local businesses, industry and labour groups.
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