PMG Annual Christmas Lecture 2018
  • Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building

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The PMG Christmas Lecture 2018 is sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson and will feature guest speaker, Dr Gertjan Vlieghe, External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England.

Dr Vlieghe joined the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England on 1 September 2015. Prior to his appointment he had been a partner and senior economist at Brevan Howard Asset Management, researching global macroeconomic trends and their interaction with asset prices. From 2005-07 he was a bond strategist at Deutsche Bank. From 1998 to 2005 he held a number of posts at the Bank of England, including the post of Economic Assistant to Governor Mervyn King. Dr Vlieghe's published research has largely focused on the importance of money, balance sheets and asset prices in the economy. He holds a doctorate from the London School of Economics.

This lecture is open to all. Please register your place via the above link. Contact events@plymouth.ac.uk or +44 1752 588992 for any queries.

About the Plymouth Manufacturers' Group

First formed in 1977, the PMG is an informal network of manufacturing companies from across the travel-to-work-area. At just under 12%, the city has the highest concentration of manufacturing and engineering employment of all large English cities south of the Midlands. The sector contributes £849m gross value added or ‘GVA’ into the local economy every year. That’s equivalent to 16% of the Plymouth economy, far greater than the national equivalent figure of 10%.

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