Victoria Cleland

Chief Cashier, Director of Notes

Bank of England __ United Kingdom

Wednesday 21/03/2018 __ 14:10-14:30

Plenary __ Banknotes and identity documents in a changing world

Auditorium __ Level 3

Victoria Cleland is Chief Cashier at the Bank of England. As well as having responsibility for all of the Bank’s involvement in banknotes (from design to distribution), she leads the Bank’s work on digital currencies.

Victoria has a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford and an MBA from Imperial College London.

Her career has been based at the Bank of England, covering a range of roles including: oversight of payment and settlement systems, financing of small businesses, graduate recruitment, Private Secretary to the Deputy Governor and, immediately prior to heading the Notes area, Deputy Head of the Special Resolution Unit.

Victoria is the Executive Sponsor of the Bank’s Disability Network and a Vice President of the Royal Society for Blind Children.

The journey to polymer

This presentation will discuss the highlights of the transition to polymer banknotes – from design, to distribution and destruction.