Dr. Gerard Lyons

International Economist

Dr Gerard Lyons is a Thought Leader, Author, Speaker and Forecaster. Gerard is a leading international economist and expert on the global economy. Due to his extensive global experience, Gerard is at the forefront of economic and financial developments and issues across the globe.

"One of the country's leading economists"

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  • Global Economy
  • Financial Markets
  • Economic Policy
  • Tech, AI and Future of Work
  • Cities
  • Emerging Economies
  • China, India and Asia
  • United Kingdom


He presents in English.

How he presents

Gerard's reputation is as a dynamic public speaker and an excellent conference chair. He explains complicated concepts in exciting and relatable terms and his speeches are delivered in a professional way, personalised to each audience and always highly relevant.

Books & Media

  • Clean Brexit
  • The Consolations of Economics: How We Will All Benefit from the New World Order

In Detail

He is economic strategist at the challenger wealth manager Netwealth; a Board member of Bank of China (UK); and sits on a number of Advisory Boards, including the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. Dr Lyons has worked on a project on AI, Technology and the Future of Work for the CSJ think tank. He was Chief Economic Advisor to the Mayor of London and has 25 years' experience in senior roles in The City at Chase, Swiss Bank, DKB International and Standard Chartered, where he ran a global team of 184 people. Gerard has testified to committees of the US Senate and Congress and of both Houses of the UK Parliament, and has spoken in the Great Hall of the People, Beijing and at Davos.


A leading expert on the UK and European economy and international financial markets, Gerard provides context about where we are now, talks about the economic, financial, business and policy issues ahead, the risks and opportunities and about the implications, making it relevant for those he is speaking to.



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