Gerard Lyons

Gerard Lyons

Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth Investments.

Gerard Lyons (born 31 March 1961 in Kilburn, London) is a British economist and writer. He is an expert on the world economy, global financial markets and on economic and regulatory policy, focusing on international banking. Lyons was the co-founder of 'Economists for Brexit' and played a leading role in the UK European Union Referendum. From January 2013 to May 2016 he was Chief Economic Advisor to the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. Prior to that, Lyons spent 25 years in the City, most recently as Chief Economist and Head of Global Research at Standard Chartered Bank. He is an author and public speaker, as well being a regular commentator for the press and television, including the BBC, ITV, Bloomberg, The Times, The Telegraph and Sky News.[1] Currently, Lyons is Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth Investments.