Chief of Staff at the Growth Commission and economist speaker, Richard Davies, is an authority on financial advancements and current affairs. His event topics range from economics to journalism, influenced by his roles in economic policy and research. When appearing at events, he invites corporate audiences to gain a comprehensive understanding of finance, knowledge that can drive their journey to market leadership.
Insightful and experienced, Richard's experience with The London School of Economics and the University College London is a testament to his academic knowledge, which combines with his professional experience at events. As an after dinner speaker, audiences thoroughly enjoy Richard's insight into banking, microeconomics and government policy, from the perspective of an incomparable financial leader. Richard is a highly celebrated author, whose financial columns are read worldwide. Including The Times and The Economist, Richard also edited a book on economics in 2015, titled Making Sense of the Modern Economy.
Richard was named Economics Advisor to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, in 2015. Prior to this, in 2006, he worked with the Bank of England. In this role, he was responsible for managing international economics within the financial sector and was the lead author of the Bank's Financial Stability Report. Moving to Ottawa, Richard also worked with the Bank of Canada, as well as a private financial consultant and a government antitrust economist at the UK Competition Commission. As a speaker, Richard can provide audiences with a backstage view into some of the world's most powerful banks.
As a volunteer, Richard has played a pinnacle role in several charities surrounding economics. Among his other influential roles, he is a director of CORE Economics Education and former partner of Pro Bono Economics. Through his platform as a speaker, Richard has travelled the world, giving speeches to state schools on his career, including topics like journalism and economics. When booked for events, he tailors this knowledge to corporate audiences. A true joy to witness present live, audiences come away from Richard's speeches with a new perspective of economics.
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