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The IoD’s third Wednesday Webinar will examine the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and use economic models to discuss how different jurisdictions are responding to the crisis and what the options are for recovery.

The International Monetary Fund recently announced the “Great Lockdown” recession will drag global GDP lower by 3% in 2020 and it’s been reported the coronavirus pandemic is set to leave 170 countries with lower GDP per capita by the end of the year.

In this webinar, Martyn Dorey will look at his financial modelling behind the crisis and compare Guernsey’s modelling to other jurisdictions, looking at who is ahead and who is behind.

Martyn will also highlight which industries will be most affected over the short and medium-term, and how working practices are likely to change.

Turning to explore the different options for a phased reversal of lockdown, Martyn will examine the key variables that need to be taken into account.


11.00 am – Introduction from John Clacy

11.10 am – Martyn Dorey will discuss how different jurisdictions are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic and how to model the economic impact of Covid-19 whilst looking at the options for exit and recovery.

11.35 am – Q&A

11.50 am – IoD Vice-Chair Stretch Kontelj will share his insights on the macroeconomic picture, helping local directors to see beyond our local borders and learn from other countries and companies during the Covid-19 pandemic.

12.00 pm – Close

The webinar is free to attend. Thank you to Butterfield for their support for the IoD’s webinar series.

We recommend that attendees download the Zoom App to watch.

Speaker Information

Martyn is an investment actuary, and the founder of Dorey Financial Modelling (DFM). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and consults in a non-delegated function to several investment clients representing over £100bn of Assets Under Advice. He is currently serving as the President for the Chamber of Commerce in Guernsey. Martyn also consults to the States of Guernsey on economic, fiscal and demographic matters.

Prior to establishing Dorey Financial Modelling, Martyn was a senior consultant for over ten years at leading UK institutional investment businesses P-Solve/River & Mercantile, and was an investment actuary at Bacon & Woodrow, Aon and the Punter Southall Group, all in London.


23 April, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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