Welcome to this roundtable discussion featuring James Sproule, Chief Economist at Handelsbanken plc, for a discussion on the macroeconomic outlook for Britain, in light of the pandemic and the end to the transition period.
James Sproule was appointed as Chief Economist of Handelsbanken in May 2020. For much of 2019 he was a Senior Business Adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson prior to which he worked with the think tanks UnHerd and the Legatum Institute; between 2014-2017 he was the Chief Economist and Director of Policy at the Institute of Directors. Before the IoD he was head of UK Research with Accenture. He started his financial career as a merchant bank economist working with Bankers Trust, Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Kleinwort, and eventually helped to found the boutique bank Augusta and Company.
James started his working life as a signals officer in the Royal Navy, where he remains an honorary Captain. James Sproule has sat on the European advisory board for the strategic consultancy L.E.K.; he stood for Parliament at the 2005 general election; and was for seven years a visiting fellow in the Department of Management Economics at the London School of Economics.
08.00 Registration, networking and coffee
08.30 Sit down and welcome by Chair
09.30 End of roundtable and networking until 10.00
Breakfast will be served.
About the Business Breakfast
The SCC’s Business Breakfasts bring together tailored and differently composed, intimate groups for interactive roundtable discussions and great speakers. The format is informal and under Chatham House Rule.
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