Handelsbanken UK Chief Economist to speak at BMF Annual
29 August 2023
Sproule, Chief Economist of Handelsbanken UK, has been confirmed to speak at
the BMF Members’ Annual Conference on 21 September, where he will offer his
perspective on the UK economy.
in Sweden in 1871, Handelsbanken is one of the world’s strongest banks with
home markets serving corporate and private customers in Sweden, Norway, the
Netherlands and in the UK where there are now over 200 branches. At
Handelsbanken, James is a trusted adviser to a wide range of the bank’s
clients, as well as being an integral part of the bank’s broader risk
much of 2019 James was a Senior Business Adviser to Prime Minister Boris
Johnson prior to which he worked with several think tanks.
He was the Chief Economist and Director of
Policy at the Institute of Directors between 2014 and 2017, before which he spent
two decades in the City as an economist in merchant banks and consultancies,
eventually helping to found the boutique bank Augusta and Company.
James was also a visiting fellow in the
Department of Management Economics at the London School of Economics for seven
The BMF Annual Conference and black-tie
Awards Dinner takes place on 21 September at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in
Birmingham. The BMF’s annual Golf Tournament and other social activities will
be held on the previous day, 20 September at the Forest of Arden Golf Course.
The BMF thanks our headline sponsor,
Unilin Insulation, and further sponsors announced so
far : Azpects, BDA, Catalyst IT, Crosby Associates, Eazystock, Encon,
Epicor, E Tupling, Forgefix, Intact Software, Kerridge, Mannock, Marsh Industries,
Monument Tools, Plasson, Professional Builders Merchant, Wavin, the Worshipful
Company of Builder Merchants and the Worshipful Company of Marketors.
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