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Graham Bishop is renowned for his vision, and the courage to propose radical ideas, yet ground them in a mastery of the technical details of the financial system …… he has been referred to as a one-man think tank and named at 33 amongst the Top 40 British EU policy `influencers'.
European Parliament: Graham was nominated by the European Parliament to be one of its two members of the first Inter-Institutional Monitoring Group, as foreseen by the Lamfalussy Report, and was Rapporteur for the spring 2003 and November 2004 Reports.
Graham's many pro bono activities illuminate his Consultancy Services as his deep knowledge of Europe’s financial system is integrated with his understanding of EU economic and budgetary policy-making – whilst set within the necessary framework of democratic accountability.
He was a member of the Commission's Consultative Group on the Impact of the Euro on Capital Markets: A Member of the Commission's Strategy Group on Financial Services and the Committee of Independent Experts on the preparation of the changeover to the single currency (1994/5).
This Website, as well as his Consultancy Service, is designed to bring clients the direct insights that flow from Graham’s position as a leading technical analyst of economic and structural developments in the financial markets of Europe.
"Institutional investors and major financial firms now face a huge commercial challenge in Europe. The vision of political integration has entered a critical phase: ...."
"..analysis of obscure bureaucratic manoeuvrings towards fiscal union, labour mobility and tax co-ordination etc. is quite outside the comfort zone of many..."
"It is now entirely foreseeable that governments may make potentially far-reaching changes that would impact the valuation of European financial assets, as well as reforming the nature of the regulations governing key parts of the financial sector’s business".
"..So the consequences of this crisis will be historic – and will reverberate around global financial markets. The stakes for participants in European financial markets could not be higher.."
Consultancy services can take many forms: face-to-face meetings, telephone discussions, written comments, speeches, special articles, customised research projects, etc.
Bloomberg 18/4/13 Paper Review
BBC 5 Live - Cameron meets Merkel
BBC 5 Live - Cyprus
CNBC Closing Bell Who are you and what is your mission?
The European Central Bank (ECB)
The Governing Council
The General Council
Accounting Regulatory Committee (ARC)