Sir Andrew McLeod Brooks Large was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, and a member of its Monetary Policy Committee from September 2002 to January 2006.
Andrew McLeod Brooks Large was born 7 August 1942, the son of Major General Stanley Eyre Large, MBE, and was educated at Winchester College and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (BA Honours and MA), and at INSEAD Fontainebleau (MBA).
His career began with British Petroleum Ltd (1964–71). Subsequently, he was an investment banker for twenty years becoming a member of the management board of Swiss Bank Corporation from 1987–1989. He was Chairman of the Securities and Investments Board (precursor of the Financial Services Authority FSA) from 1992–1997, and deputy chairman of Barclays Bank from 1998–2002. Also, he is on the advisory board of OMFIF where he is regularly involved in meetings regarding the financial and monetary system.
He was Warden of Winchester College until he retired from that post in September 2008.
His wife, Susan, Lady Large, was appointed the new High Sheriff of Powys at a ceremony in Brecon Guildhall on 3 April 2012.