Philip Wooldridge

Head of International Banking & Financial Statistics and Deputy Head of Statistics & Research Support
Monetary and Economic Department, Statistics & Research Support

Philip Wooldridge oversees the compilation of the BIS banking, derivatives and securities statistics and represents the BIS in international statistical groups. Previously, he was a member of the secretariat for the Financial Stability Board, where he managed the work programme of the Standing Committee on Standards Implementation. From 2006 to 2009, he was a Senior Economist at the BIS Representative Office in Hong Kong, analysing Asian financial markets. At the BIS, he also worked in the Financial Markets group, where he wrote regularly for the BIS Quarterly Review and in the secretariat for the G10 Deputies. From 1995 to 1999, Philip worked 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