Sir Howard Davies

Renowned Economist & Expert on Finance

With a distinguished career encompassing influential positions in both the public and private sectors, Sir Howard Davies has garnered widespread recognition for his expertise in economic policy, international finance and regulatory governance. He is currently the Chairman of NatWest Group.

"One of the UK's most renowned experts on finance and economy"

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  • World Financial Markets
  • Economics
  • The Future of Europe
  • Investing in China
  • The Coordination and Regulation of the UK's Banking Institutions
  • The Future of Regulated Banking, What is, and What Could Have Been


He presents in English.

How he presents

Highly experienced and charming, Sir Howard is in great demand as a keynote speaker at conferences around the globe.

Books & Media

  • The Chancellors: Steering the British Economy in Crisis Times
  • Can Financial Markets be Controlled?
  • The Financial Crisis: Who is to Blame?

In Detail

Sir Howard Davies is an influential economist, having held significant and esteemed positions in his field including Deputy Governor at the Bank of England from 1995 to 1997. His professional journey also encompassed leadership as the first Executive Chairman of the Financial Services Authority, followed by his directorship at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2011 he was appointed Chairman of the UK Airports Commission and the Phoenix Group. In 2015 he joined the NatWest Group which was formerly known as The Royal Bank of Scotland. He currently also teaches master's courses on financial regulation and central banking at the Paris School of International Affairs and is Chairman of the International Advisory Council of the China Securities Regulatory Commission.


With a wealth of experience in finance, Sir Howard is in the privileged position to be able to offer decision makers essential information crucial for companies wishing to do business in today’s volatile markets.



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