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Economic Update on 14 October 2016


Wednesday 14 October, 08.30-10.30am
Theme: 'Brexit: What is next ?'
Guest Speakers: Steven Saywell, Global Head of FX Strategy, BNP Paribas & François Barrault, Chairman and Founder of FDB Partners, Chairman Idate/DigiWorld Institute
Cost: £25+VAT per person; £40+VAT special price for two
At Home House


For further information, please contact Chloé Hovakimian at 0207 092 6617
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Join us and debate on 'Brexit: What is next ?'

The French Chamber invites you to a talk with


Steven Saywell, Global Head of FX Strategy at BNP Paribas and
Francois Barrault, Chairman and Founder of FDB Partners, Chairman Idate/DigiWorld Institute

on Friday 14 October from 8.30am to 10.30am at Home House

It will also be a great opportunity to network with senior executives of member companies


About our Guest Speakers

Steven Saywell

Steven Saywell is Global Head of Foreign Exchange Strategy and is based in London. He is responsible for driving the strategic view and analysis on G10 currencies. Steven joined BNP Paribas in July 2011.

Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Steven was Chief Currency Strategist at Citigroup, with a particular focus on developed market currencies. He devised currency research themes and generated FX trade ideas in major currencies. He was the principal author of the flagship publication CitiFX Views. During this time, Steven’s team was ranked #1 for currency research many years in various annual investor surveys including the Euromoney poll.
Previously, Steven worked as a currency strategist at Fuji Bank (now part of the Mizuho Group) where he was responsible for FX and interest rate forecasting and analysis with a strong focus on Japan. Steven has worked in the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Australia.
Steven is a regular presenter and guest host on several media stations including BBC, Bloomberg and CNBC.
Steven Saywell graduated from the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia. He studied Finance/Economics and Japanese.




 Steven Saywell





François Barrault


Francois is Chairman of IDATE, one of Europe’s foremost think tanks, covering the telecoms, internet and media industries.
He is also chairman and founder of FDB Partners SPRL an investment and advisory firm in TMT, renewable energy and publishing.
He retired at the end of 2008 from the position of CEO of BT Global Services and as a BT Group PLC board member. In BT Global Services he created a world leader in Networked IT services comprising 37000 employees and operating in 176 countries, in 4 years acquiring 32 companies around the world. In parallel, he led BT Innovate, the advanced R&D and innovation team of BT group and in this role chaired and sponsored numerous initiatives with the most prestigious Universities in the world. Francois has been very active at the WEF (Davos and regional forums) and created and then chaired the BT Global advisory board (60 world-class leaders from around the world).
Francois is also active in lecturing worldwide, is a member of various boards of public and private companies, advisory boards, private investments funds and foundations around the world.

    Francois Barrault



 About Home House

Home House represents a truly unique experience in the concept of private members clubs.
All that you would expect in terms of luxury, service and privacy are the Club’s cherished hallmarks.

Located across three Georgian town houses at 19, 20 and 21 Portman Square, Home House Private Member’s Club
offers its affiliates the dramatic fusion of the old and the new. Designed by James Wyatt in 1773 with Robert Adam
interiors, the elegance and grandeur of the Club is perfectly juxtaposed with cutting-edge minimalist interiors at
‘21’ with an edgy bar and reception area, designed by internationally renowned architect, Zaha Hadid and
finished in sumptuous detail by the celebrated Candy & Candy team.

Home House is unique, bringing together people from all cultures in a vibrant melting pot, where members
come to the House to meet friends, do business and relax.
The House offers members a community; a hub from which to base both their social and professional lives.








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