Ricardo Nunes is a professor in the School of Economics at the University of Surrey. In 2007, Nunes joined the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where he worked as an economist and senior economist. In 2014, he moved to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, working as a senior economist and policy advisor. He has held research visitor roles at several central banks and international institutions, including the Boston Fed, the Bank of England, the IMF, and the Bank of Portugal. In 2018, Nunes was appointed to the Council of Economic Advisers to the Chancellor of the Exchequer. His main research is on monetary and fiscal policy, both theoretical and applied. He has published in leading academic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, and Journal of the European Economic Association. He earned an MSc and a PhD in economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra.