Lee Hopley

Chief Economist, EEF

Lee Hopley has worked as an Economist at EEF for the past ten years. As Chief Economist she leads EEF’s work on the economy and industrial policy. This encompasses both macro-economic issues and matters relating to productivity and competitiveness.

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Biography

Lee Hopley has worked as an Economist at EEF for the past ten years.  As Chief Economist she leads EEF’s work on the economy and industrial policy.  This encompasses both macro-economic issues and matters relating to productivity and competitiveness.  Lee coordinates the department’s work on issues including investment; tax; innovation; access to finance and oversees the department’s economic forecasting.  She is responsible for developing and communicating EEF’s policy thinking to members, the media, the government and other key policy formers.

Before joining EEF, Lee worked as an Economic Advisor to the Scottish National Party in both the Scottish Parliament and the House of Commons.