Professor and keynote speaker Graeme Leach is CEO and Chief Economist of macronomics, a macroeconomic, geopolitical and future megatrends research consultancy, aimed at financial markets across the globe. He is one of Britain’s leading experts on the economics and geopolitics of Brexit, and its future impact.
Graeme is a visiting professor of economic policy, and a member of the Shadow Monetary Policy Committee of high profile UK macroeconomists commenting on the Bank Of England’s conduct of monetary policy. He also has a weekly column in the City AM newspaper in London.
Over the past decade he has undertaken over 150 live television and radio interviews for BBC News, Sky News, CNBC, CNN, the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme and BBC Radio 4 World at One.
Prior to forming macronomics, Graeme was Director of Economics and Prosperity Studies at the Legatum Institute, focused on the drivers of prosperity across the globe. Between 1997 and 2013 he worked as Chief Economist and Director of Policy at the Institute of Directors (IoD), where he was also a Main Board Director. The IoD represents around 40,000 business leaders in the UK and overseas.
Graeme represented the IoD in discussions with the Chancellor of the Exchequer and 10 Downing Street. Earlier in his career he was Chief UK Economist and Chief International Economist, at The Henley Centre for Forecasting. He was also Economic Adviser to the Scottish Provident Investment Group.
Since the turn of the century, Graeme has given over 1,000 speeches, in 25 countries. His audiences have ranged from after dinner to 2,000 people in the Royal Albert Hall in London.
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