Economics Today – What You Need To Know! With Mark Berrisford-Smith, Head of Economics HSBC Commercial Bank

2016 was a year full of huge changes, with Brexit in the UK and the shock presidential outcome in the United States. So how can we navigate our businesses in these uncharterd waters in 2017 and beyond? Having studied Economics at Sussex and London Universities, Mark is now Head of Economics for HSBC’s commercial banking business in the UK. He is responsible for advising the Bank in the UK and its business customers on developments in the British and global economies. In order to ensure that HSBC’s commercial customers in the UK are as well informed as possible about the issues arising from ‘Brexit’, he spoke at more than 150 such events during 2016. Do join us for a show full of invaluable insights into the economics affecting us today and those things you need to be aware of. Also, hear Mark’s inspirational story of how, blind from the age of 4, he has built a successful corporate career.

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Mark Berrisford Smith

Having studied Economics at Sussex and London Universities, Mark is now Head of Economics for HSBC’s commercial banking business in the UK.
He is responsible for advising the Bank in the UK and its business customers on developments in the British and global economies.  Within this remit he has taken a keen interest in monitoring developments in the Euro Area, and also China. But more recently, his work has focused on explaining the mechanics and economic consequences of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.
He undertakes an intensive programme of public speaking at conferences and seminars organised or sponsored by HSBC. In order to ensure that HSBC’s commercial customers in the UK are as well informed as possible about the issues arising from ‘Brexit’, he spoke at more than 150 such events during 2016.

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