Forrest Capie is Professor Emeritus of Economic History at the Business School, City, University of London. He has taught at the London School of Economics, the University of Warwick, and the University of Leeds. He has been a British Academy Overseas Fellow at the National Bureau, New York, a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics, and a Visiting Scholar at the IMF. He has written widely on money, banking, and trade and commercial policy. He was Head of Department of Banking and Finance at City from 1989 to 1992; Editor of the Economic History Review from 1993 to 1999. His commissioned history of the Bank of England was published by CUP in 2010.