Meet The Speaker: Professor Trevor Williams

Professor Trevor Williams is an economist who previously served as Chief Economist at Lloyds Bank for over a decade. From energy and climate to how companies use data, he analyses the key trends and policies that shape markets and brings clarity and cutting edge thinking to the economic overviews.

Prior to his time at Lloyds, Trevor worked for the civil service before going on to work as an economist in the city for over thirty years. He covered specialties including equity and foreign exchange, forecasting and financial analysis.  Today he rotates as the Chair of the Institute of Economic Affairs Shadow Monetary Policy Committee where he keeps a close eye on the Bank of England’s decisions and direction of travel. He considers the impact of interest rates, monetary policy and quantitative easing and translates them into useful intelligence businesses can use to inform strategy.

During his keynote speech, Trevor will explore the current trends, particularly in the leisure and business travel sectors, and what they mean to individuals and organisations, as well as demystify the complex world of economics making it easy to understand. He will also share his thoughts on the effects of Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic and the recovery of the economy in the aftermath.

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