In addition to regular careers events, socials and talks, we host one of the most anticipated events of the Warwick social calendar, the annual Economics Ball, and both a domestic and an international tour.
Warwick Economics Society hosted its first ever SUMMER PARTY on Thursday 18th June 2015!
It was the perfect setting to celebrate the end of exams and the beginning of summer. A BBQ, bouncy castle, giant slides, a waterslide, face painting, games and henna were available.
The Future of Finance Panel
We invited experts from a variety of field of finance including; TRADING, MICROFINANCE, ASSET MANAGEMENT & POLICY MAKING.
DR JONATHAN CAVE- the event was be chaired by Dr Cave who is a WBS professor with expertise in financial economics, regulation and the analysis of policy.
DR GEORGE COOPER – [expand title=”Read More…” swaptitle=”Close”]as a former Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and Executive Director at Deutsche Bank, Dr Cooper has a breadth of experience in Asset Management. He is also the author of ‘Money Blood, and Revolution’ – The premise of his book is that the internal inconsistencies between economic theories – the apparently unresolvable debates between leading economists and the incoherent policies of our governments – are symptomatic of economics being in a crisis.
GERRY BOYLE- CARE International UK’s Senior Policy Adviser on Private Sector Engagement. He has previously been Head of Business Relations at Oxfam GB, and before that was a management consultant for thirty years, including being a Consulting Partner at Deloitte.
ANNA IRRERA- As a journalist for Financial News, a Dow Jones newspaper in London, she writes about FINTECH and Market Structure. The role of FINTECH will be playing a crucial role in the financial world over the coming years so it will be invaluable to hear what Anna has to say!
DR PETER BOONE- A visiting senior fellow at the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Principal at Salute Capital Management. From 1997–2003 he was managing partner and research director at Brunswick-UBS, an investment bank based in Moscow. His areas of expertise include capital markets, transition economies, debt relief, financial crises, emerging markets and macroeconomic policy.
TIM LUSCOMBE- Author of “Deal Finance” the business leaders guide to business sales, acquisitions and raising money. He specializes in Corporate Finance, M&A experience, strategic planning and execution focusing on the longer term, including business structures for the next phase of growth and overseas development.His core expertise is in making successful acquisitions in the SME sector, which add real value to acquisitive businesses.[/expand]
In October 2014 we kicked off our 2014/15 speaker series with a bang with our key note speaker TIM HARFORD!