Vicky Pryce is a leading economist working on UK, global and Eurozone issues. Vicky has held numerous senior postions in government and business, including Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting,(2010-2013), Director General for Economics at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)(2002-2010) and Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service . Before that she was Partner at London Economics and Partner and Chief Economist at KPMG after holding senior economic positions in banking and the oil sector. Vicky is now Chief Economic Advisor at the respected Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) where she considers both the economic situation, and the policy implications for business.
At various stages in her career she has held a number of academic posts, including Visiting Professorships at Queen Mary, University of London, Imperial College Business School and Cass Business School. She has also served on the Council of the Royal Economic Society, as Visiting Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford , on the Council of the University of Kent and on the Court of the London School of Economics. She is currently a Fellow of the Society of Business Economists, an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences, on the Council of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, on BIS’ Panel for Monitoring the Economy, on the City AM’s shadow monetary policy committee and on the Advisory Board of the central banking think-tank OMFIF.
Vicky retains many links in the City, business and government offering a broad view of the economy. She works with many industries and government departments, including advising on the economic cases for proposed new airports and runways in the south east. She is the author of Greekonomics, an analysis of the Eurozone crisis and the implication of a Greek exit from the currency. After her trial and imprisonment on charges of perverting the course of justice in a high-profile case involving her ex-husband Chris Huhne, Vicky also published Prisonomics, looking at the economic value of prisons - where the current system is flawed and how to fix it.
In presentations Vicky addresses the continued likelihood of crises in the Eurozone. Vicky also offers a broad economic overview for business, the trends to watch, and the impact of policies from immigration to regulation.
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