James Sproule

Chief Economist & Director of Policy, Institute of Directors


James Sproule has been Chief Economist and Director of Policy for the Institute of Directors since January 2014. Prior to joining the IoD James led Accenture’s UK Research and global Capital Markets Research where he focused on Thought Leadership.

He started his financial career as a merchant bank economist working with both Bankers Trust, Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Kleinwort, and eventually helped to found the boutique bank Augusta and Company. Before embarking on a career in economics, James was a signals officer in the Royal Navy, where he remains an honorary Lieutenant Commander. James Sproule stood for Parliament at the 2005 general election and was for seven years a visiting fellow in the Department of Management Economics at the London School of Economics. 

 


Session Details

Post-Brexit Britain: Business as Usual?

Keynote Theatre/ Astor Pavillion: 10.30am - 11.00am

Chief Economist and Director of Policy at the Institute of Directors, James Sproule, discusses post-Brexit Britain and its wide-ranging political, economic and business-related implications.

Brexit Networking Lunch

Clive Emson: 12.00pm - 1.15pm


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