Grace Blakeley

Economics Commentator at the New Statesman

Grace Blakeley is a brilliant young economist who is the New Statesman's economic commentator. She has also authored many reports for the Institute for Public Policy Research, and was a Research Fellow on IPPR's Commission on Economic Justice.

"Grace is part of the leading edge of new left-wing economic thinking which represents some of the hopes in the 21st Century"

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She presents in English.

How she presents

Grace's speaking style coupled with an incisive understanding and enlightened capacity to explain and discuss economic issues has contributed to her popularity and reputation.


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In Detail

Grace is a prominent voice in the UK media, and features frequently on both radio and TV. She has appeared on Politics Live, BBC Breakfast, BBC This Week, BBC News, Sky News, BBC Radio 4, LBC and many other outlets discussing both current political events and specific economic developments. She is also a prominent public speaker, and has spoken at many conferences, panels and roundtables on issues related to economics. She graduated from Oxford with a First Class Honours Degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, after which point she joined KPMG's Public Sector and Healthcare Practice as a management consultant. She spent a year working on regional economic policy for IPPR North in Manchester.


Grace provides audiences with analysis of the dynamics of economics and finance in today's business world. Decision makers from all industries will benefit from her valuable research into political and economic outlook.



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