Economist & Finance Speaker
Roger Bootle is considered to be one of the best-known Economists in the City of London and is a keynote speaker on the economy and finance matters.
Roger runs Capital Economics, which he founded in 1999, and is a Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee and an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.
Previously, Group Chief Economist of HSBC, he was also one of the Chancellor’s panel of Independent Economic Advisers, under the previous Conservative Government.
Roger and a team from Capital Economics won the Wolfson Prize, the second biggest prize in Economics after the Nobel in 2012. In The Comment Awards 2012, he was named Economics Commentator of the year and regularly appears on TV and Radio and is a columnist for the Telegraph Roger has written many articles and several books on monetary economics.
His latest book, The Trouble with Europe analyses what has gone wrong with the EU and what needs to be done to put it right. This follows The Trouble with Markets, which analyses the deep causes of the recent financial crisis and discusses the threats to capitalism arising from it. Like his previous book, Money for Nothing, which correctly anticipated the financial crisis, it has been widely acclaimed. This followed the success of The Death of Inflation, published in 1996, which became a best-seller and was subsequently translated into nine languages. Roger is also joint author of the book Theory of Money and author of Index-Linked Gilts.
He has a long and distinguished record of successful forecasting of significant events and market movements and is hence in demand for many speaking events.
Roger Bootle will tailor his speech to each client but always topical and on subjects that could include –
• The World Economy
• Brexit and its consequences
• The Euro and the Future of European Business
• European Monetary Policy
• Inflation and the Economy
Roger was absolutely fantastic, his presentation was inspiring, and he managed to present it in a very entertaining way.
Roger was excellent and well prepared. He was confident and dynamic, with intelligent humour throughout.
— Education and Research Institute
Gave a very insightful and intelligent talk. Very engaging. This presentation was the most informative and newsworthy of them all.