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ICAEW Virtually Live speaker

Paul Johnson CBE

Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies

Paul will be providing a comprehensive economic update as the keynote address on the second day of Virtually Live.

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Paul has been Director of the IFS since January 2011. He is also currently visiting professor in the Department of Economics at University College London.

Paul has worked and published extensively on the economics of public policy, with a particular focus on income distribution, public finances, pensions, tax, social security, education and climate change.

He was awarded a CBE for services to the social sciences and economics in 2018. As well as a previous period of work at the IFS his career has included spells at HM Treasury, the Department for Education and the FSA.

Between 2004 and 2007 he was Deputy Head of the Government Economic Service.

Paul is currently also a member of the committee on climate change and the Banking Standards Board. He was an editor of the Mirrlees Review of the UK tax system.


Title Keynote: Economic update
Day 19 August
Time 10:00 - 10:40

This session will highlight the most important signals and emerging trends in the global economy.

Paul Johnson