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  • Free of Charge
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IoD Evening Briefing - Economic Update 2020

The Grafton Suite, The Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2

IoD Morning and Evening Briefings series is kindly sponsored by Mazars

Jim Power

Jim Power Economist and Media Commentator

IoD Evening Briefing - Economic Update 2020

20 February 2020 5:00pm

In this briefing, Jim Power, Economist & Media Commentator, will discuss:

  • Key international and domestic economic and financial issues in 2020 
  • Brexit - the current state of play and the challenges ahead
  • Interest rate prospects for the coming year
  • The biggest risks to the global economy in 2020, from China to Europe and beyond
  • Donald Trump's trade war and US election 2020 
  • An overview of the Irish economy – prospects, issues and challenges facing the incoming government

Registration will take place from 17:00 with the briefing beginning at 17:15 sharp, followed by Q&A and refreshments.

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*To do our part for the environment, we will no longer print hard copy versions of the attendee sheets and speaker bio profiles at events. This information will be emailed in soft copy to all attendees in advance of the event.

Jim Power

Jim Power

Economist and Media Commentator

Jim Power is an Economist and Media Commentator and is one of Ireland’s leading and best-known economic analysts. Jim has a wealth of experience in delivering insightful economic analysis, forecasts and commentary to both Irish and international audiences.

He writes regularly for national newspapers and is a frequent contributor to radio and TV debates and discussions.


Mazars is an international partnership specialising in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services. 

In Ireland, we employ over 450 people in Dublin, Limerick and Galway and work with large corporate companies and Public Interest Entities and small to mid-sized indigenous businesses to assist clients at every stage in their development. 

We operate in 89 countries, including Ireland and overall, we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance.

To find out more visit the Mazars website