Professor Trevor Williams is an author, academic and consultant, analysing and providing insight into how politics, demographics and trade shape economies and economic trends. For 30 years he worked as an economist in the City, including ten years as Chief Economist at Lloyds Bank.
From patterns in inflation and earnings to trade deals and stock markets, Trevor analyses what is going on within the economy and the significance for organisations and individuals.
Trevor Williams provides analysis of the risks businesses and governments face and how the economy will react, as well as looking at the political economics of climate change and possible energy shortages, alongside the risks and costs to businesses and consumers.
Focusing on ‘big data’, Trevor has written and spoken extensively on how data can be used to analyse trends in macro-economic individual company performance.
Bringing clarity to complicated and abstract areas, Trevor is able to demystify economics, communicating it in a way that is accessible and understandable.
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In 2018, Trevor Williams co-founded FXGuard, a consultancy specialising in economic analysis of ‘big data’ to better understand the fast changing global economy.
Trevor is a rotating Chair of the Institute of Economic Affairs’ Shadow Monetary Policy Committee Trevor, keeping a watchful eye on Bank of England decisions, analysing interest rates and monetary policy, translating them into relevant and useful intelligence that can be used to inform business strategy.
He also reveals how companies can use their own big data sets to reveal insights into the broader economy and their place within it.
Alongside his consultancy and speaking engagements, Trevor is also a visiting professor at the University of Derby and a lecturer at CASS business school and Cardiff University; editorial board member of Economia and the Journal of Corporate Treasury Management. Trevor also sits on charities, including as Patron of Reach Society, Chairman of Ballet Black, and Through the Looking Glass.
Insights on financial and market matters can be found in a number of publications, with Trevor writing a regular column in the personal finance magazine Moneyfacts, and regular articles in publications Clear Path Analysis, and Economia.
In 2014, Trevor co-authored a book titled Trading Economics, a practical guide to the statistics and indicators that underpin market economics.
Trevor is a highly-regarded speaker at events in the UK and abroad. His speaking topics, including:
– International trade
– Economic forecasting
– Financial markets
– Trends in global financial markets
– The future of the world economy
– Industrial trends
Trevor is a highly experienced economist who is able to provide invaluable clarity and relevance to an often complex and abstract field. He explores what is happening within the economy and what it means for businesses. Looking at both the global and the local, the long and short term, Trevor explains what the numbers really reveal.
‘It has been my pleasure to work with Trevor on a number of occasions over the past few years. He has delivered economic investment briefings with an accent on investment risk to professional audiences. They have always been keenly received and have generated a great deal of interest and debate. He is a very popular speaker.’
Alan Burr, Chartered FCSI, Director Burr & Company Limited
‘Thank you so much for your excellent contribution to my conference today. Your insights and delivery were brilliant and captivating. Well done. You are a class act!’
Richard Smart, Managing Director, CBRE
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