Rebecca Harding: Biography highlights

Dr. Rebecca Harding is a highly respected international economist specialising in the workings of trade and trade finance.

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Rebecca Harding’s background

She is CEO of Coriolis Technologies, a business providing Data as a Service to the trade finance sector. In this role she was nominated to the Women in FinTech Powerlist 2017. Rebecca is co-author of the acclaimed The Weaponization of Trade: the Great Unbalancing of Policy and Economics.

Rebecca is advisor to the Council of the Society of Professional Economists and until February 2017 Chief Economist of the British Bankers’ Association. She has held senior roles in business and academic institutions internationally. These include Founder and CEO of Delta Economics, CEO of Equant Analytics and as a Senior Fellow at London Business School. She was also Global CEO of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Head of Corporate Research at Deloitte and Chief Economist at the Work Foundation. In her early career she was Senior Lecturer at the Science Policy Research Unit, Sussex University, and a Reader in Economics at the University of Brighton. She was a Specialist Advisor to the Treasury Select Committee and Chief Economic Advisor to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Entrepreneurship.

Rebecca is a Director of the German British Forum, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Arts, an Academician for the Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences and a Member of the Society of Professional Economists. Her media work includes frequent and recent appearances on BBC Business LIVE, The Ian King Show, Sky News, Radio 5 live, Newsnight, Radio 4 and BBC World. She is cited frequently in the broadsheet press, including recent articles in the Financial Times, the Telegraph and City AM and citations in the Times, Sunday Times, and The Economist.

Media references:
• The Times – Will President Trump follow in Regan’s footsteps – or Hoover’s?
• The Wall Street Journal – London Bankers Keep Crown Despite Brexit
• Sky News – Are Germany’s NATO dues a trade war issue?
• The Financial Times – UK productivity growth will be sluggish, say economists
• The Telegraph – UK trade deficit widens despite strong industrial output
• The Financial Times – Economists still gloomy on post Brexit economy
• The Financial Times – Economists divided over prospects of UK interest rate rise
• The Financial Times – Debt and interest rates to be consumers’ big worries
• The Guardian – The Rustbelt is Being Sold a Lie
• Global Capital – MidEast trade finance experts see opportunities in shifting political climate
• The Financial Express – World Bank issues cautious economic outlook: The issues for Bangladesh
• The New Dawn – Three of UKs top five fastest growing automotive export markets are now outside Europe
• Dow Jones (newswire) – London Bankers Keep Crown Despite Brexit
• M2 Presswire – Aerospace is UK’s second fastest growing export sector
• Marketline (newswire) – New research shows food and beverage is UK’s fastest growing export sector
• Dow Jones (newswire) – Brexit Killing London as Financial Hub? Not Just Yet
• GT Review – GTR Asia 2018 distilled in six points
• Yahoo Finance – Trade is becoming an explicit tool of foreign policy
• TXF News – US wages economic war against Iran
• TXF News – Turkey turmoil raises difficult questions
• Santander – All aboard for international growth
• GT Review – Driving more female talent in trade finance
• CT Live – Former deputy director at IMF says Trump’s idea that US can win trade war ‘complete nonsense’
• GT Review – Europe braced for commodities flood in wake of US tariffs
• Boston Commons – Amount of data moving around the world growing exponentially
• London Economic – Populist politicians are weaponizing trade
• GT Review – Traders and banks prepare for long winter as trade war escalates again
• Enlightenment Economics – The globalisation scorecard
• Financial Reference – Ill-equipped UK trade financing industry prepares pertaining to Brexit
• Asian Affairs – The strange case of the one sided trade war
• ING Think – The weaponization of trade (review)
• FinExtra – The transformation of global trade
• International Banker – Brexit, Trade and Trade finance – what do we know?
• US Exim Competitiveness Report to Congress 2018: Page 3 – cites the Weaponization of Trade and its role in defining the politicisation of trade with which ECAs have to deal.



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Rebecca Harding: Global trade likely to remain static in 2017
Rebecca Harding: Global trade likely to remain static in 2017
Dr Rebecca Harding - High Street Banking Aug 2016
Dr Rebecca Harding - High Street Banking Aug 2016
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Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple: The unexpected guests in banking
Global Trade with Dr Rebecca Harding
Global Trade with Dr Rebecca Harding

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