Head of Outreach and Education
Bank of England
Ratidzo Starkey is Head of Outreach and Education at the Bank of England. Outreach and Education is a key strategic priority for the Bank, which aims to transform the way the institution communicates externally, making the Bank more accessible to the wider public. As part of this, Ratidzo is responsible for driving the Bank’s public engagement activities, the development of the Bank’s education programme and the Bank’s Museum. More recently, Ratidzo has been working on the Bank of England’s support for businesses during the Covid-19 crisis. Ratidzo is also co-chair of the Bank of England’s Ethnic Minority Network.
Ratidzo began her career at the Bank of England before moving to the private sector where she worked as an Economist in a number of risk functions at Barclays Capital and Lloyds Banking Group. She has a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Finance from the University of York and an MSc in Finance, Economics and Econometrics from Cass Business School.