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School of Economics and Finance

Daniel Trinder


Honorary Professor



Daniel is an Honorary Professor in Economics and Finance at the School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London. He works as a both a part-time consultant for the International Monetary Fund and for Afore Consulting advising a number of investment banks and US technology firms.

Daniel worked for HM Treasury after leaving university where his last position was as Deputy Director responsible for European and International Financial Services. In 2006 he left the government to continue his career in the City, taking on a series of high profile appointments: Executive Director, Government Affairs, Goldman Sachs (2006–10), Managing Director, Global Head of Regulatory Policy, Deutsche Bank (2010–16), Managing Director, Global Head of Regulatory Reform, Standard Chartered Bank (2016–18) and most recently, Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Relations and Regulatory Policy, Barclays (2018–19).

Daniel received his BA in Economics from Newcastle and an MA in Economics from York University, Toronto, Canada. Daniel was a Teaching Fellow at Queen Mary University of London whilst studying for his PhD in Economics.