Lucrezia Reichlin is Professor of Economics at the London Business School, non-executive director of UniCredit Banking Group, AGEAS Insurance Group and Eurobank Ergasias SA as well as Chairman and co-founder of Now-Casting Economics ltd. Professor Reichlin holds a PhD in Economics from New York University. She is an expert on time series econometrics, business cycle analysis and monetary policy. She is a Fellow of the econometric society and of the British Academy and in 2016 was awarded the Birgit Grodal Prize by the European Economic Association. Most recently, she was Chair of the Scientific Council at the Bruegel think-tank (2013-2016).