A NEW tranche of speakers has been confirmed for the CFO Agenda, on 28 June at Waldorf Hilton, London.
George Buckley, chief UK economist at Deutsche Bank, and Professor Vernon Bogdanor, will speak at this year’s CFO Agenda – Financial Director’s annual flagship conference for senior finance professionals.
They will join a panel to discuss the outcome of the landmark referendum of Britain’s membership of the European Union and what it means for business, days after the vote has taken place. The panel will examine the economic, commercial and regulatory impact post EU Referendum.
George Buckley, one of the leading UK economists in the world, has been the chief economist at Deutsche Bank UK since 2005 and is highly involved with writing articles for Financial Director and weekly publications, such as the Economist.
Vernon Bogdanor is research professor at the Institute for Contemporary British History. He was formerly professor of government at Oxford University and has written widely on government and politics, including books on The People and the Party System, Monarchy and the Constitution, and Power and the People: A Guide to Constitutional Reform. He has been an adviser to government and parliamentary bodies on many occasions, and in 1998 was awarded the CBE for services to constitutional history. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.
They join an already stellar line up of speakers including former chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling, and Sir Clive Woodward, the World Cup winning head coach who led England’s rugby players to World Cup glory in Australia in 2003.
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