Robert Chote has been Chairman of the Office for Budget Responsibility since October 2010. Previously Robert served as Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies from 2002 to 2010, as an advisor to senior management at the International Monetary Fund from 1999 to 2002, as Economics Editor of the Financial Times from 1995 to 1999, and as an economics and business writer on the Independent and Independent on Sunday from 1990 to 1994.
He is a member of the Finance Committee of the University of Cambridge and a Governor of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research.
Robert was educated at Queens’ College, Cambridge, at City University in London and at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC.
Robert is married to Sharon White, a career civil servant who became the Treasury’s Director General responsible for public spending in early 2012.
30th March 2011
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