Ms Barbara Ridpath

Barbara Ridpath is Director of St. Paul’s Institute which examines moral and ethical aspects of finance and economics. She is also a member of Council and the Executive Committee at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs and a trustee at Capital Mass, a London charity fighting urban poverty. She is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Global Financial System. Barbara has worked in finance for most of her career, in New York, London and Paris at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Standard & Poor’s and JPMorgan.

She has an A.B. degree cum laude in Economics from Smith College and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University. She holds both British and American passports.