A Scottish economy expert will share his thought on the future of the country’s finances at the next Press and Journal Business Breakfast.
Professor Graeme Roy, head of economics and director of the Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) at the University of Strathclyde, will join David Rennie, head of partnerships at economic development body Scottish Enterprise and Deloitte senior economist Debapratim De as one of three speakers lined up for the Economic Forecast event taking place next month.
For more than 40 years, the FAI has been a leading independent research institute focused on the Scottish economy.
Alongside its academic work, the FAI undertakes a wide variety of commissioned analysis for companies, organisations and governments ranging from strategy or forecasting work through to detailed economic impact assessments.
Mr Roy is a former Senior Civil Servant in the Scottish Government where he was both a senior economic adviser and head of the First Minister’s Policy Unit.
He is a member of the UK Government’s Scottish Business Taskforce, the Scottish Government’s Labour Market Strategy Group and the Glasgow Growth Commission and has been expert adviser to the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee for its inquiries into economic statistics in Scotland and Scotland’s long-term economic performance.