The pandemic and Britain’s departure from the EU are likely to impact consumers in 2021 but what other economic, technological, geopolitical, environmental and commercial factors could affect jobs – and consumers’ ability to spend?
Once again IORMA has assembled a stellar cast of economists, futurists and internationalists who will explore how they see 2021 developing.
Kurt Bayer, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies is a former Director of the World Bank and the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He is now Senior Research Associate of The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies. He is Emeritus Consultant at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research where he spent 25 years in a variety of functions.
Jeff Cole, Center for the Digital Future, Los Angeles, has been at the forefront of media and communication technology issues both in the United States and internationally for the past three decades.
Graeme Leach, CEO and Chief economist, macroeconomics. Graeme is one of Britain's leading economists and a former Chief Economist and Director of Policy at the Institute of Directors (IoD), where he was also a member of the Board.
Greg Swenson, Partner, Brigg Macadam. Greg spent 25 years in capital markets on Wall Street with over a decade at Lehman Brothers. At HSBC he was Head of North American Middle Market Sales in Global Banking and Markets.
Beverley Nielsen is Director at the Institute for Design & Economic Acceleration (IDEA), a ‘think and do’ tank at Birmingham City University where she has worked for the past 12 years.