Brexit is scheduled for 31 October 2019, now just months away.
Join us to hear the latest thinking on Brexit and ask any questions you have.
- Latest strategic developments
- The state of business and government readiness
- Possible economic and fiscal impacts
- The shopper position
Content will be subject to revision to ensure that it reflects the latest position in this long-running story.
Chief Economist, IGD
James’ role at IGD is to help businesses anticipate and cope with strategic events, including: economic pressures, geo-political change, social developments and environmental stress.
James is well known for speaking at both UK and international events and provides interviews for TV, radio and the press. He also creates original reports and articles for IGD.
James has worked with clients across the entire grocery industry as well as with non-industry groups such as government departments, financial businesses and NGOs.
James joined IGD in April 1999 and has served in several roles, becoming Chief Economist in 2004.
Prior to joining IGD, he worked for Hillsdown Holdings, Northern Foods and Rank-Xerox.
Strategy & Innovation Director, IGD
Jon is responsible for promoting and nurturing new initiatives and for overseeing flagship research projects at IGD, the research and training charity that helps the food and grocery industry to deliver the needs of the public.
He oversees IGD’s work on Brexit, helping companies to prepare for the changes and maintain their service to consumers.
He established IGD’s Healthy Eating programme, working with a wide variety of companies to promote best practice and support public health.
Jon joined IGD in June 1994 to lead the Market Intelligence team and his subsequent roles have included heading up IGD’s work on farming, science, supply chain, sustainability and economics.
Prior to this, Jon spent 14 years in a variety of business analysis and project leader roles with Alcan Aluminium.