Dr Gerard Lyons
economist; co-author, Clean Brexit
Dr Gerard Lyons is one of the country’s leading economists.
He is the co-author of Clean Brexit, released September 2017 (Biteback publications), on how to ensure we make a success of leaving the EU, and is a regular commentator on the TV, radio and in the press. He has testified to committees of the US Senate and Congress and in both Houses of the UK Parliament, and has spoken in the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, at Davos and across the globe. He has topped forecasting polls.
Lyons spent 27 years in senior roles in The City at Chase, Swiss Bank, DKB International and Standard Chartered Bank. He was chief economic advisor to Boris Johnson in his second term as mayor of London. Lyons now has a portfolio of roles in finance, universities and economics, including chief economic strategist at online discretionary wealth manager Netwealth Investments, advisor to financial consultants Parker Fitzgerald and independent non-executive director of the Bank of China (UK).
Originally from Kilburn, he is married with three children and lives in Kent.
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