Curated on behalf of Stifel Europe

Ahead of The Curves

About the Project

 

Since 2018, Stifel Europe and President, Eithne O’Leary have hosted and supported our Ahead of the Curves programmes among expert communities, exploring current status and future trends in key industry and service sectors including:

  • Future of the Professions
  • Power in Technology
  • Ethics of Disruption
  • The Double-Wicked Challenge of Brexit & COVID

Each programme comprises a series of roundtable discussions, articles and podcasts – curated on behalf of Stifel Europe by London-based Jericho Chambers. Podcasts are hosted by award-winning journalist and BBC Radio 4 presenter, Matthew Gwyther.

Over 400 people have been involved in the programmes so far – a mix of business leaders; politicians and policymakers; experts, academics and authors; campaigners and civil society players; media and commentators.

 

For Further Information, please contact:

Becky Holloway, Programme Director
Matthew Gwyther, Editor
Rebecca Perrin, Content Manager

Articles

All Jericho projects include an integral content programme: opinions and summary reports captured by Editorial Director Matthew Gwyther, via articles, podcasts and/ or film. You can access all of our publications via our website – and/ or enjoy recent, relevant articles and podcasts from members of the Jericho community below.

The S in ESG may be hard to define but it ain’t just a wishy-washy preserve of the HR department

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on 25th July 2022

This discussion took place in June 2022 as part of the Ahead of the Curves series, in partnership with...

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Podcast – What is the “S” in ESG? The difficult jam in the sandwich?

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on 20th June 2022

As glaciers melt and dodgy peddlers of cryptocurrency go bust, we hear a lot about the “E” and “G”...

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Ahead of the Curves: Insecurity & Globalisation – The Return of Onshoring

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on 14th June 2022

This discussion took place in May 2022 as part of the Ahead of the Curves series, in partnership with...

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Podcast – “It’s Coming Home”: globalisation in reverse, onshoring and the new world order

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on 20th May 2022

This Jericho podcast, produced in association with Stifel, is about Davos Man’s worst nightmare. The combined effects of the...

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The Difficulties in Doing the Right Thing – discussion summary

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on 16th May 2022

This discussion took place in March 2022 as part of the Ahead of the Curves series, in partnership with...

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In the Age of Insecurity Globalisation goes into reverse: the return of onshoring

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on 10th May 2022

    It’s a lot harder to move goods, services, people and capital around the world, than it was...

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Podcast: Business – be moral but don’t moralise

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on 7th March 2022

(This podcast was largely recorded before the Russian invasion of Ukraine) What is the purpose of Hellman’s mayonnaise? And,...

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The difficulties in doing the right thing

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on 9th February 2022

“Expectations of business leaders have changed dramatically. When I was a young executive, the chief executive was expected to...

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Getting better? Where next in the great health debate? Discussion summary

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on 1st February 2022

This discussion took place in December 2021 as part of the Ahead of the Curves series, in partnership with...

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From hospital ward to investment banker: Interview with Dr Nicholas Moore

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on 25th January 2022

Ahead of the Curves Post-Covid what does the future of healthcare look like? Nick Moore is the Managing Director,...

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Professions and their Pedestals – Discussion summary

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on 13th December 2021

This discussion took place in November 2021 as part of the Ahead of the Curves series, in partnership with...

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Podcast – Post-Covid what does the future of healthcare look like?

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on 5th December 2021

Click the “share” button to listen on your usual podcast streaming service Few require telling we are living in...

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Podcast – Trust, talent and the future of the Professions

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on 11th November 2021

One hundred years ago society’s reverence for the professional classes was almost a given. Those days are gone. Restrictive...

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Eithne O’Leary in conversation with…

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on 28th July 2021

Over the last eight months Eithne O’Leary, President of Stifel Europe has hosted a series of roundtable discussions on...

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COVID and Brexit: Stablecoin – has the horse bolted?

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on 25th June 2021

Digital currencies are hardly out of the news these days. On the morning of this roundtable discussion, two stories...

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COVID and Brexit: Crypto in the Balance

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on 21st May 2021

  Listen to this as a podcast  Most of us in the last fifteen months could be forgiven for...

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COVID and Brexit: Keeping ahead of the next curve

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on 19th April 2021

Reflections from the Programme so far Since late 2018, Stifel and Europe CEO Eithne O’Leary have been working with...

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COVID and Brexit: Values and fault lines: which virtues should the UK now signal to the world? 

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on 10th March 2021

The 2012 London Olympics now feel like a lifetime ago. Many – not least quite a few Brits themselves...

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Interview with Sathnam Sanghera – The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 26th February 2021

As a nation, the Brits have been through quite a bit over the last year. A sort of late...

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Interview with Angie Hobbs – The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 26th February 2021

As a nation, the Brits have been through quite a bit over the last year. A sort of late...

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Interview with Stephen Bayley – The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 26th February 2021

As a nation, the Brits have been through quite a bit over the last year. A sort of late...

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Interview with Eithne O’Leary – The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 26th February 2021

As a nation, the Brits have been through quite a bit over the last year. A sort of late...

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Interview with Madison Kominski – The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 26th February 2021

As a nation, the Brits have been through quite a bit over the last year. A sort of late...

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The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit – Values and Fault Lines

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on 19th February 2021

Values and Fault Lines As a nation, the Brits have been through quite a bit over the last year....

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The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 3rd February 2021

Brexit: reasons to be cheerful (or fearful) Part Two Matthew Gwyther reports on the second in a new season...

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Interview with Sylvain Fort – The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 1st February 2021

Brexit may be of great import to us but maybe not such hot news for the rest of the...

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Interview with Lama Daher – The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 1st February 2021

Brexit may be of great import to us but maybe not such hot news for the rest of the...

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Interview with Stephen Sackur – The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 1st February 2021

Brexit may be of great import to us but maybe not such hot news for the rest of the...

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Interview with Ravi Mattu – The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 1st February 2021

Brexit may be of great import to us but maybe not such hot news for the rest of the...

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Interview with Eithne O’Leary – The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 1st February 2021

Brexit may be of great import to us but maybe not such hot news for the rest of the...

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The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit – The View From Elsewhere

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on 21st January 2021

What those from outside the UK make of our nation’s latest adventure Three weeks in and how is Brexit...

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The Double-Wicked Challenge: COVID and Brexit

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on 11th December 2020

Competence, Character and Boiling Frogs – Is Britain now a country “too exhausted to care”? Matthew Gwyther reports on...

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COVID & Brexit: The Double-Wicked Challenge

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on 9th December 2020

What are the UK’s prospects as it grapples with the twin demons of COVID and Brexit? 2020 was the...

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Ahead of the Curves: Money and a New National Identity

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on 24th November 2020

Next week sees the first in the new season of the Ahead of the Curves discussion groups, convened by...

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Big Tech: From Robotics to Regulation

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on 6th November 2020

How to build a healthy tech-led future Across the year, Jericho has been hosting a series of roundtables as...

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Not when but how: Big Tech regulation is on the way

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on 8th October 2020

As part of the Ethics of Disruption programme in partnership with Stifel, Matthew Gwyther reflects and reports on a...

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Robots: time for a re-boot?

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on 24th September 2020

As part of the Ethics of Disruption programme in partnership with Stifel, Matthew Gwyther reflects and reports on the...

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FinTech: Are we regulating humans or systems?

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on 16th August 2020

Stifel has been working with Jericho on an “Ethics of Disruption” programme and on the Tech sector more generally...

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Regulating Disruption: From Financial Services to COVID and Beyond

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on 1st July 2020

Disruption comes in many forms and impacts us at varying speeds. The seismic events caused by COVID have been...

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The Ethics of Disruption: COVID and AI

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on 19th June 2020

This podcast – the second in the series in partnership with Stifel Europe – looks into Artificial Intelligence and...

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Further Reading

A selection of interesting pieces from those involved in the project and beyond. Feel free to contribute.


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