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“The Economy: Are we Sailing from Stormy Seas into Calmer Waters?” – find out here

February 15, 2013
“The Economy: Are we Sailing from Stormy Seas into Calmer Waters?”
 
Exeter Golf and Country Club on Tuesday 19th March
 Kevin Butler, formerly the Bank of England’s Agent in South West England and now working as a Consultant Economist, will deliver an engaging and informative presentation around this widely debated hot topic.

In this lively session Kevin will cover; 

  • Is the recession still hovering in the background, ready to strike again as conditions begin to seem more stable?
  • Are we in a “lost decade”? Or are the storms behind us, with calmer waters ahead?
  • The UK economy and its relationship with the global power houses in what seems like a global village nowadays.  
There will be plenty of time for a Q&A session where Kevin will answer your questions with no holds barred!Please arrive from 1600 for networking over drinks and canapés in our Wear Park Bar, Kevin’s session will commence at 1700 and finish by 1800.

As this topic is relevant to all industries and businesses of any size we are expecting a very strong take-up, so please do RSVP to ronnie.masters@exetergcc.co.uk by Friday 22nd February to confirm your space, (there is no charge for this event).

Kevin Y Butler MA (Oxon) BIOGRAPHY
•          Since completing a 33 year career at the Bank of England in 2010, Kevin has been working as a Consultant Economist for clients in the South West, notably for Milsted Langdon Chartered Accountants.  He aims to use his experience of Economics and Finance at the Bank of England to help private and public sector businesses think about their strategic planning against the background of the deepest and longest recession in generations.   He focuses in particular on the economic impact of developments in the region, the UK and abroad for business planning and investment.
•          In his final job with the “Old Lady”, he spent 8 years working across the greater South West as Regional Agent.  This was a time of unprecedented economic and financial turbulence.  As the Bank’s Agent, he helped the Bank’s economists to understand how changing economic conditions were affecting businesses and households in the South West and, secondly, helped business leaders to engage with the issues with which the Monetary Policy Committee and other policy makers continue to grapple.
•          Among other current interests, Kevin is a is a Non-Executive Director of WPA Healthcare, a member of the University of Exeter’s Audit Committee and a trustee of the Creative Education Academies Trust, which emphasises the importance of science and design in the school curriculum.  He now lives in East Devon and is a member of the Exeter Golf and Country Club.
 

 RSVP to ronnie.masters@exetergcc.co.uk by Friday 22nd February to confirm your space, (there is no charge for this event).

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