At the Annual Dinner on 27 September, Kevin Daly passed on the baton of chairing the Society to fellow Councillor, George Buckley.
George joined the SPE Council in 2012 and has been an active member over the years, supporting outgoing Chair, Kevin Daly as his Vice Chair and also as Membership Secretary to the Society.
Professionally, George joined Nomura in January 2017 as their Chief UK Economist & Co Head of European Economics, having previously been Deutsche Bank’s Chief UK Economist. He has 18 years’ experience in the City, following a PhD at the University of Bristol (housing and mortgage markets). While at Bristol George lectured and taught tutorials in macroeconomics and econometrics. He holds an MSc in Economics and Finance, also from the University of Bristol, and a BA in Economics from the University of Wales, Bangor. George is a published author (What You Need to Know About Economics, Capstone, 2011) and won the SPE’s annual Rybczynski Prize for an essay on spare capacity.
George looks forward to meeting many of you over the coming months as we return to in-person events.