The Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable

Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Dr. Vince Cable was the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Twickenham from 1997-2015. He was Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and in 2010, Vince Cable was chosen by David Cameron to become Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, a post he held until the General Election of 2015.

"The Government's most trenchant economic critic" The Telegraph

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Topics

  • Finance
  • The Economic Crisis
  • European Economic and Monetary Union
  • The City
  • Bank Profits
  • Personal Debt
  • Climate Change and the 'Greenhouse Effect"

Languages

He presents in English.

How he presents

Audiences appreciate Vince's straightforward manner, gentle sense of humour, and the way he delivers his speeches with clarity.

Publications

  • The Storm; The World Economic Climate and What it Means Today
  • Globalisation and Global Governance
  • Global Superhighways
  • The World's New FissuresThe Economic Superpowers: India and China

In Detail

Vince Cable gained a degree in Natural Science and Economics from the University of Cambridge, where he was also President of the Union. He gained his Ph.D. at the University of Glasgow. He was a special professor at the University of Nottingham and is currently a Visiting Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. He held the post of Shadow Secretary of State for Trade & Industry from 1999-2003, became Treasury Spokesman in 2003, was elected Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats in 2006 and Acting Leader for two months in 2007. A regular broadcaster and columnist, he has written for The Independent on economic and political issues, and The Economist. He is very interested in environmental issues and drafted a report for the Commonwealth Prime-Ministers' Conference on climate change and the 'Greenhouse Effect'. He helped to prepare the report of the World Commission for the Environment with the Prime-Minister of Norway and Commonwealth Secretary General.

WHAT he OFFERS YOU

Dr. Cable has a wealth of experience in the field of finance and economic issues, both at home and abroad. Decision makers from all fields benefit from his wide-ranging knowledge of international affairs, the environment and most of all his keen insight and grasp of global economic issues.

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