17 Feb: Navigating Uncertainty with KBC

Austin Hughes has worked as an Economist for KBC for over 20 years, following stints in the Department of Finance, Central Bank and Bord Fáilte. His focus is on issues affecting the Irish and European economies.

Topics covered include:

  • A world turned around: low interest rates and large Government borrowing
  • What is next for the Irish Economy; how much change can we expect post pandemic
  • Repairing the economy or returning to austerity
  • Public deficits and debt
  • Brexit the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?
  • How will Brexit and other economic events change our financial outlook?

We also welcome Aaron Gaynor a pension specialist at KBC with over 15 years industry experience He is an Associate and Council Member of the Irish Institute of Pensions Management, a body which promotes educational standards in the pensions industry. Aaron is a Qualified Financial Advisor, a Retirement Planning Advisor, Specialist Investment Advisor and a Qualified Pension Trustee.

Playback the webinar here.