Dr Gerard Lyons
Thought leader. Author. Speaker. Forecaster.
Gerard is a leading international economist and expert on the global economy. Due to his extensive global experience, Gerard is at the forefront of economic and financial developments and issues across the globe.
He is the Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth.
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An established writer and author, Gerard has written articles for The Times, Telegraph, Daily Mail, Financial Times, The Huffington Post, City A.M. among others.
Published previously by Faber&Faber, Biteback and Amazon, he is currently writing a book on economics with his daughter, Elf Lyons.
Below is a flavor of Gerard's writing.
THE CONSOLATIONS OF ECONOMICS
FABER & FABER
LONDON'S GLOBAL REACH
I E A
WHAT DOES A POST-BREXIT LONDON TELL US ABOUT THE FUTURE OF FINANCE
Gerard's reputation as a dynamic public speaker - explaining complicated concepts in exciting and relatable terms - has made him a popular guest on radio, television and conference panels throughout the world.
His expert topics include:
- Global Economy
- Financial Markets
- Economic Policy
- Tech, AI & future of Work
- Emerging Economies
- China, India and Asia
- United Kingdom
TV appearances have included:
BBC’s Hard Talk
CNBC's Squawk Box
Radio appearances have included:
BBC Radio 4's Today Programme
The Moral Maze
Start the Week
BBC World Service
Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth
- A FinTech challenger wealth manager. Main responsibility is providing economic analysis and input into investment process.
Independent non-executive director at the Bank of China (UK)
- Attending quarterly Board meeting, plus a Chair of the Renumeration Committee and member of the Risk Committee.
Advisory Board of financial consultants at Parker Fitzgerald (since 2014).
- PFG was awarded Consultancy of the Year in 2017 and leads on areas such as cyber security and regulatory policy.
Advisory Board of The Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics & Imperial College (since 2008).
- This is one of the leading environmental groups in the world.
Advisory Board of Warwick Business School (since 2014).
- The WBS is recognised as a leading UK business school and is now high on international standings.
During 2018 Gerard is working on a project on AI, Technology and the Future of Work for the CSJ think tank, with financial support from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Gerard is also involved with the following - without any formal responsibility - allowing Gerard to contribute, add value and remain connected to important networks and cutting-edge thinkers:
Member of the Advisory Group of Vivid Economics, (since 2015)
Committee Member of the Hong Kong Association, (since 2007)
Advisory Council of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, (since 2012)
Honorary Vice Chairman of 48 Group, (since 2009)
- Focuses on China-UK relations
Member of Queen Mary, University of London, School of Economics and Finance Advisory Board, (since 2015)
Due to the extensive experience of Gerard Lyons, below is a limited selection of Gerard's work. For a more detailed account of Gerard's previous work and contributions, please contact him directly.
January 2013 - May 2016
Chief Economic Advisor to the Mayor of London
September 1999 - November 2012
Group Head of Global Research, Chief Economist and Advisor to the Board, Standard Chartered Bank.
April 1989 - August 1999
Chief Economist and Executive Director, DKB International
October 1986 - February 1989
Chief UK Economist, Swiss Bank Corporation
October 1985 - September 1986
Economist, Europe Area Office, Chase Manhattan Bank.
October 1979 - August 1985
Student, BA Economics (University of Liverpool)
MA Economics (University of Warwick)
PhD Economics (University of London)
PhD was on, “Testing efficiency of financial futures markets.”
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