Former UK Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer & Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
Ed Balls is a British Labour Party and Co-operative Party politician. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Normanton from 2005 to 2010 and for Morley and Outwood from 2010 to 2015. Ed was Chief Economic Advisor to the Treasury (1997–2004), Economic Secretary to the Treasury (2006–07) and served as Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families in Gordon Brown's Government from 2007 to 2010. He is the former UK Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and is currently a Senior Fellow at Harvard University Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, and a Visiting Professor to the Policy Institute at King’s College London. He was appointed chairman of Norwich City F.C. in December 2015.