FT People: Public affairs

Latest moves: Bank of England, Irish Central Bank, ECB, UK Treasury, World Bank

Six names stand out in race to secure top job at UK’s central bank

Role model and policy expert served as first director of the Congressional Budget Office

Ireland awaiting arrival of new permanent governor from New Zealand

Gabriel Makhlouf will succeed Philip Lane, who becomes ECB chief economist

Commission president indicates potential support for Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann

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Trump nominee for role will comply with staff rules if appointed

Former budget secretary Benjamin Diokno expected to lower interest rates

Global Infrastructure Partners led consortium that bought Gatwick airport in 2009

Appointment puts two women at top of UK’s fraud agency

German-born 51-year-old will move to London from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

Appointment comes as financial services sector worries over no-deal Brexit risk

Stacey Tevlin to brief FOMC on the outlook for US economy and oversee economic analysis

Jayne-Anne Gadhia and Colette Bowe join committee that works to ensure UK financial stability

Central banker who played key post-crisis role seen as favourite for top job, FT poll shows

Ardo Hansson plays down talk of being contender to replace Draghi at ECB

Reserve Bank of India head has been at odds with the government over its independence

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