Richard Davies

Chief of Staff and Research Director of the LSE's Growth Commission

Richard Davis was Economics Advisor to the Former Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne at HM Treasury. Other policy roles include working at the Bank of England where he managed teams covering International Macroeconomics and the Financial Sector. He was a lead author of the Bank's Financial Stability Report.

"An expert on Microeconomics"

Add to my shortlist


  • The Banks & Brexit
  • Wealth Management
  • Financial Crime
  • Reforming Economics
  • The Rise of Microeconomics


He presents in English.

How he presents

Richard gives a fascinating insight into the global economy and the changing role of economics in the new world order.


  • Economics: Making Sense of the Modern Economy

In Detail

He began his career as a Macroeconomist, working in private-sector consultancy, and then as a Government Antitrust Economist at the UK Competition Commission. Richard's research has been published in the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking and the Journal of Financial Stability, and he previously held a lectureship at Lincoln College, Oxford, where he taught Macroeconomics, and Money and Banking. He studied economics at Oxford and the London School of Economics. As a journalist Richard has written for The Economist, The Times and 1843 Magazine. He edited a book on economics - 'Making Sense of the Modern Economy'.


Richard volunteers for a number of economics-related charities. He is a director of CORE Economics Education, and gives talks about economics and journalism in state schools for Speakers for Schools. He has previously worked with Pro Bono Economics to help charities estimate the impact of their work.


There aren't any reviews for this speaker, be the first to leave a review.

Leave a review

Leave a Review

Sign up or Log in to access this feature.

Click here to sign up or log in.

Get in touch

Our consultants have the expertise and knowledge to find your perfect speaker and make your vision a reality.

Send a message

Contact us directly

Talk to our consultants on +44 (0)1628 601 400
Email us on
Visit us in BurnhamVisit us in London

Request a callback