This months’ Monthly Reunion
(Open to the general public)
will be in the form of a
Lecture Discussion with:
Mr. Hal Austin
Topic: "The global recession and the deep structural weaknesses in the Barbados financial structure …
An Analysis on how it will affect you!"
Location: Combermere School Hall
Date & Time: Friday November 27th at 7.00pm
Hal Austin is a Senior Editor of the Financial Adviser, and has been an editor there for over ten years.
Before that he worked as a freelancer, on contract or staff for Professional Pensions, the News of the World, Sunday Times, Sunday People, Evening Standard, BBC Radio, where he was a news and current affairs producer, and for the Daily Mail, where he worked for 14 years.
Hal has been:
· Pension reporter of the year,
· Investment reporter of the year and
· Won the Association of British Insurers’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.
Hal, who was born in the Ivy, St Michael, won a scholarship to attend Combermere School and left in 1963. He then went on to study at Middlesex Polytechnic (now university), and undertook various undergraduate and post-graduate studies at Cardiff, Thames Valley and Bristol Universities. Hal also done a number of course at the London Business School.
Hal has been living in London now for over 40 years, and have been a financial journalist for well over 30 years. Hal was the driving force behind the joint Financial Times/City University Masters degree in financial journalism, which comes on stream in September 2010.
Hal writes professionally mainly on macro-economic and social policy and privately on a range of subjects, including Barbados.
Below are links to some of his recent articles:
18. Lasting memories
19. No surprises
Looking forward to your participation and questions …
Liquid Refreshments will be available.
See you there!!!