The Post Brexit Political Environment

It has been a volatile and uncertain time ever since the Brexit referendum and I’m sure you have been considering your position and your options for both short and longer term.

I thought you might be interested to know that I have developed a short briefing and planning session for financial services companies and commercial firms exporting throughout the EU. This focuses on offering advice on how to benefit from the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and take competitive advantage with respect to the opportunities now open to them.

I’m here to help you identify these opportunities by showing you your key leverage points for framing your agenda, understand your ‘real’ challenges, identifying your goals and priorities, and demonstrate how to craft the message you must now communicate to the market. This will enable you to navigate the most appropriate way through the media, political, regulatory and industrial landscapes whilst taking full advantage of the new market economic and political environment.




Brexit and Keith

Keith Boyfield is a leading economist advising a range of multinational business industries such as property and infrastructure investment; energy generation and supply; investment banking; and insurance and risk management over the last 30 years. Companies and groups he has advised include Aon, one of the world’s largest risk managers and insurance brokers; The Crown Estate; KPMG; Societe Generale; the British Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVCA) and the Swiss Bankers’ Association. He has written and consulted extensively on competition and regulation policy, specifically with regard to mobile telecommunications, financial services (notably the EU Savings Directive and Mifid); and the regulation of civil aviation and airports across the EU.

  • Keith has served as a consultant to the European Commission on the regulation of crucial markets. For example, he was one of the key individuals working with leading aviation lawyer Hugh O’Donovan, civil engineers Mott MacDonald and Oxford Economic Research Associates (OXERA) on an in-depth analysis of Europe’s aviation market. This year long project, commissioned by the Competition and Transport Directorates, was published in two volumes – A Study on the Impact of the Introduction of Secondary Trading at Community Airports. It led directly to fundamental reforms within the civil aviation market across the EU.
  • Keith is one of the Economists for Britain grouping along with other well known names such as Roger Bootle, Tim Congdon CBE and Andrew Lilico. Allister Heath article in The Daily Telegraph 
  • With co-author Tim Ambler, a Senior Fellow of the London Business School, Keith wrote an influential study entitled EUtopia: what EU would be best and how do we achieve it? published by the Adam Smith Institute. The Rt Hon William Hague was the special guest speaker on the panel with the authors when it was launched. Mr Hague said it was the best thing he had read on the EU.
  • Businesslike and Market Friendly: Shaping the New European Commission, published by the European Policy Forum.
  • Challenges Facing the EU Savings Tax, (co-authored with Graham Mather, the former MEP), published by the European Policy Forum.
  • His study on the EU’s regional aid budget, representing roughly a third of the Commission’s annual expenditure, was published by The Adam Smith Institute under the title Good money after bad? An analysis of EU regional aid. Keith was asked to give oral evidence on these research findings to a House of Lords select committee inquiry into this whole topic.

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