Anna Jernova

Chair, Governance Working Group
Senior Manager of Governance, Remuneration and Controls, Bank of England’s Prudential Policy Directorate

Anna Jernova is the Senior Manager of the Governance, Remuneration & Controls team in the Bank of England’s Prudential Policy Directorate, which is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of policies for insurers and banks on issues related to governance; systems and controls; and remuneration. Among other areas, this covers the Prudential Regulation Authority’s work on accountability – in particular, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime and diversity and inclusion policy.

Since 2019, Anna has served as chair of the IAIS Governance Working Group, which is responsible for providing a framework for developing and advancing effective corporate governance in the insurance sector. Anna’s prior experience includes international and European work on macroprudential policy – including global systemically important institutions, as well as domestic supervisory experience in the mutual sector. In 2010-11 she was seconded to the Secretariat of the Independent Commission on Banking, which was set up by the UK Government to consider post-crisis financial stability and competition reforms in the UK financial sector.

She holds a MSc in International Development from the London School of Economics and a BSc in International Economics from the University of Nottingham.