Event: Building Trust in a Post-Truth Era with Andy Haldane

15 June 2017

Pro Bono Economics (PBE) and FTI Consulting invite you to a lunch time panel discussion with PBE co-founder and Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane.

Friday 7th July, 12:30-14:30

200 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HD

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The session will seek to answer the following questions:

  • In the ‘post-truth’ era, politics are being redefined. But what are the implications of this new order for professionals in the private sector, charitable sector and the media?
  • In the ‘post-truth world,’ are experts in danger of losing the public’s trust?
  • What is the role of professionals in (re)gaining public trust and confidence?
  • How can all stakeholders guard against the proliferation and exploitation of fake news?

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Andrew G Haldane is the Chief Economist at the Bank of England. He is also Executive Director, Monetary Analysis, Research and Statistics. He is a member of the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee. He also has responsibility for research and statistics across the Bank. Andrew has an Honorary Doctorate from the Open University, is Honorary Professor at University of Nottingham, a Visiting Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, a member of Economic Council of Royal Economic Society, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, and Member of Research and Policy Committee at NESTA. Andrew is trustee and co-founder of Pro Bono Economics, a charity which brokers economists into charitable projects and a Trustee of National Numeracy. Andrew has written extensively on domestic and international monetary and financial policy issues and has published over 150 articles and four books. In 2014, TIME magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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