Philip Wooldridge

Philip Wooldridge

Head of Secretariat, Committee on the Global Financial System
CGFS - Committee on the Global Financial System

Philip Wooldridge oversees the CGFS' efforts to assist central bank Governors in recognising, analysing and responding to threats to the stability of financial markets and the global financial system. Previously, he represented the BIS at G20 meetings of senior finance and central bank officials. He was also Head of Financial Markets responsible for the publication of the BIS Quarterly Review and research on global financial markets. From 2012 to 2019, Philip was Deputy Head of Statistics and Research Support responsible for the compilation of the BIS banking, derivatives and securities statistics. Prior to that, he worked for the Financial Stability Board and at the BIS representative office in Hong Kong SAR. Philip started his career at the Bank of Canada. He received his MA in Economics from the University of Toronto and BA from the University of British Columbia. He is a CFA charter holder.

Fields of interest

  • Financial and banking statistics
  • Financial markets
  • International finance