EEF , Chief Economist
Lee Hopley is responsible for developing and communicating our policy thinking to our members, the media, the government and other key policy formers. She leads our work on the economy and industrial policy, dealing with macroeconomic issues and matters relating to productivity and manufacturing competitiveness. Lee also co-ordinates our work on policy issues including investment, tax, innovation, and infrastructure, and oversees its economic forecasting.
Before joining EEF, Lee worked as an economic adviser to the Scottish National Party in both the Scottish Parliament and the House of Commons.