Mark Essex

Director, Public Policy, KPMG

Mark has a background in strategy.  He uses critical thinking, and an analytical approach to come at questions from a different angle. Mark has been thinking about Brexit since 2014 and the result was no surprise to him.  On March 1 this year he published his forecast: A vote to leave of between 51% and 53%. He is the author of KPMG’s regular Brexit column in which he shares political analysis, client insights and what you don’t read in the newspapers. In addition to his work on Brexit, Mark analyses the impact of disruption on industries and has developed a number of policy ideas as part of KPMG’s Reimagine initiative.

Speaker Sessions

14:15 - 15:00

Mythbusting Brexit

Windsor Suite

As Directors in KPMG’s Brexit Team, Mark and David will share their candid and expert political analysis of Brexit and the implications for businesses operating in the UK. They will then take questions from the audience. The session promises to go beyond the abstract material covered in the media and will provoke thinking around how to prepare and what triggers to watch for in the coming months as the UK runs toward leaving the European Union and its Institutions…..or not.