Brexit event - What's the deal?
16th October 2018
After the EU Summit in October, we are likely to have a clearer view of the UK’s future relationship with the EU and Brexit. We would be delighted to welcome you to a panel discussion exploring the business, economic and legal viewpoints of the current position in the UK’s negotiations with the EU.
Date: Thursday 1st November 2018
Time: 17:30 - 19:30
Venue: Eversheds Sutherland, One Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS
If you would like to attend this event please click here to book.
Our panelists include Angus Armstrong - Lloyds Banking Group, Simon Jack - BBC and Ros Kellaway - Eversheds Sutherland
Angus Armstrong - Director of Rebuilding Macroeconomics Network and Chief Economic Adviser to Lloyds Banking Group
Angus Armstrong is the Director of the Rebuilding Macroeconomics Network. In addition, Angus also assumes the role of Chief Economic Adviser to Lloyds Banking Group.
Previously, Angus Armstrong was the Director of Macroeconomics at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIECR). In addition, he was Head of Macroeconomic Analysis at Her Majesty’s Treasury from mid-2004, where he was closely involved in the UK’s response to the financial crisis, including representation at G20 Officials Meetings. Prior to joining the Treasury, Armstrong was Chief Economist Asia and a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank. He is an Adjunct Professor at Imperial College Business School. His research interests are the application of finance to family decision making and comparative macro-financial systems.
Academically Angus has a PhD in economics and is an Honorary Professor Stirling University. Fields of expertise include macroeconomics, financial systems, international monetary system and constitutional economics (Scotland and Brexit).
Simon Jack - BBC Business Editor
The BBC's Business Editor Simon Jack is a financial journalist, broadcaster, and experienced awards host keynote speaker.
Previously best known as the face of business news for BBC Breakfast on BBC1, during his time at the BBC he has also presented business news on the One o'clock, Six o'clock and Ten O’Clock News. Before joining the BBC, Simon spent ten years in commercial and investment banking in London, New York and Bermuda. He has a degree in Politics Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University. During the banking crisis in September 2006 Simon reported for BBC News, BBC News Channel and Working Lunch covering the Federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the bailout of AIG and the Lloyds TSB takeover of HBOS. Simon has also presented business and financial podcasts for The Daily Telegraph.
Ros Kellaway - Partner, Head of Brexit, Eversheds Sutherland
Ros is head of Eversheds Sutherland’s Competition, EU and Trade Group and has been a Partner in our commercial practice since 1989.
She specialises in cartels, competition investigations, distribution and market studies/investigations, and also advises on all aspects of EU law. Ros acts for major companies in the automotive, consumer, energy, financial services, food, insurance and pharmaceutical sectors. Her clients include Pentland Brands, The Finance & Leasing Association, Volkswagen Group, RWE and Volvo.
Ros has been recognised for many years as a leading individual in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession. She is currently described in Chambers UK as "very engaged, a very smart and practical lawyer with deep commitment to the client" and in Chambers Global as "one of a kind - calm and collected in crisis situations and can cut through a lot of information and get to the crux of the issue". She is also consistently recognised in The World's Leading Lawyers and Legal 500 for competition law and Brexit advice. In March 2017, Ros' team won the Global Competition Award for "Behavioural Matter of the Year - Europe" for its work on the European Commission's trucks cartel investigation, which resulted in the first ever EU settlement post-receipt of a Statement of Objections.
Ros is a regular speaker at competition law conferences, as well as at sector focused events. Furthermore, since July 2015, she has spoken extensively on the subject of Brexit to numerous organisations including the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, the Dublin Chamber of Commerce, the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce in Paris and a number of regional Chambers of Commerce.