‘More 1945 than 2008’: new CBI chief calls for economic reboot 

Tony Danker says strategic response is needed to tackle ‘triple shock’ of Brexit, Covid and climate change

Confederation of British Industry director-general Tony Danker
Confederation of British Industry (CBI) director-general Tony Danker
(Image credit: CBI)

The UK must implement an economic strategy to overcome the “triple shocks” of Brexit, Covid-19 and climate change, the new director-general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has told business leaders.

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Mike Starling is the former digital features editor at The Week. He started his career in 2001 in Gloucestershire as a sports reporter and sub-editor and has held various roles as a writer and editor at news, travel and B2B publications. He has spoken at a number of sports business conferences and also worked as a consultant creating sports travel content for tourism boards. International experience includes spells living and working in Dubai, UAE; Brisbane, Australia; and Beirut, Lebanon.