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Careers in Economics Fair 2023

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Come and network with a range of employers and management consultancies. The event is for both undergraduate and postgraduate students studying Economics and Joint Degrees

Date: Wednesday 8 November
Time: 12:00 – 16:00
Location: Panorama Suite, Rootes Building

Networking with Employers

You will have an opportunity to meet and discuss what it is like to work in different sectors with representatives from a wide range of employers. Employers include, FTI Consulting, Compass Lexecon, Brattle Group, CEPA, Cornerstone, Department of Health and Social Care, Fathom Consulting, Handelsbanken, NERA, Ofwat and RBB Economics. More exhibitors will be announced over the coming months.

To make the most of this event we have prepared you a handout with guidelines of how to interact with employers. Please download a copy here.

Registration - will open October 2023

Please register via Tabula and search under 'ECGENERAL' - Careers in Economics Event.

Insights into Consulting

Time: 1.00 - 2.00pm
Location: Panorama 3, Rootes Building

The Warwick Economics Society in collaboration with the Department of Economics will be hosting a panel discussion focusing on the following topics:

  • What is an Economic Consultancy?
  • Career advice from the panellists
  • Panel debate looking at microeconomic and macroeconomic consultancy in more depth

Panel members will be confirmed over the coming weeks.


Keynote Speaker - Dr Andy Palmer CMG

The Warwick Economics Summit are pleased to present the keynote speaker session with Dr Andy Palmer CMG.

Transformation of the Global Automotive Industry

Time: 4.15 – 5.15pm
Location: Panorama 3, Rootes Building

About the Talk

Sharing insights from over 40 years in the automobile industry, Andy Palmer will share his perspective on the transformational change we have seen, and are seeing, in the global automobile business. Exploring Japanese dominance in the 1980s, globalisation in the 1990s and 2000s, and the shift to electric and net zero, we are seeing today, Andy will delve into how it all happened and what is coming next.

About the Speaker

Dr Andy Palmer CMG is a chartered engineer and automotive executive. Having served in leadership positions at both Nissan and Aston Martin, Andy has led transformational change at two of the world's most recognisable businesses in the industry.

Andy started his career as a 16-year-old Apprentice and went on to be appointed CEO of Aston Martin Lagonda, where he oversaw the launch of four core car models with nine derivatives, including the development and launch of the DBX, the company's first foray into the growing Luxury SUV market.

Prior to joining Aston Martin, Andy was the COO of Nissan where he launched the Nissan LEAF, the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle. His role in developing the LEAF has led the media to refer to him as the ‘Godfather of EVs’.

Today, Andy works with a number of businesses operating in the clean mobility space including battery manufacturer InoBat, electric scooter company HiLo and EV charging provider PodPoint.


Please note: Photography and recording will be taking place at this event, which may be used for marketing purposes (e.g. promotional materials). By registering your attendance at this event, you are giving consent to be photographed or recorded, however if you do not wish to be photographed, please inform the photographer or a member of Economics staff on the day. You can withdraw your consent at any time via email to maxine.thacker@warwick.a.cuk.

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