The IoD Guernsey Branch’s January breakfast webinar, taking place on Friday 26 January, will host Partner and Chief Economist at Deloitte in the UK, Ian Stewart, to explore the latest UK economic outlook. The event will also host Richard Hemans, IoD Guernsey’s lead on economics, to analyse what it means for local business leaders.
Ian Stewart is a Partner and Chief Economist at Deloitte, where he advises clients on macroeconomics and financial markets developments. Ian devised and leads Deloitte's quarterly survey of Chief Financial Officers and regularly contributes economic insight to UK media.
Prior to his current role, Ian spent 12 years as Chief Economist for Europe at the US investment bank, Merrill Lynch in London. He previously worked as Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Social Security, the Rt Hon Tony Newton, as Head of Economics in the Conservative Party’s Research Department and as an economist with the Confederation of British Industry in London.
Ian will be joined by Richard Hemans, the lead on economic matters for the IoD Guernsey Branch, discussing how the latest UK economic outlook translates into trends for the Bailiwick’s economy. Richard is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Director, who has been the Group Finance Director and Company Secretary of Blue Diamond since 2013.
‘The webinar is a great opportunity for Guernsey’s leaders to hear from a high-profile and knowledgeable off-island speaker, who I'm sure will be sharing some great insight and expertise on the UK economy,’ said, Glen Tonks, Chair of IoD Guernsey.
The webinar will also welcome Skipton International as the new breakfast event sponsor for 2024. The event will take place from 8am-9am on Friday 26 January 2024. You can sign up for the webinar here.