Single Topic Briefing
Client: Large UK Retail & Commercial Bank
Client’s senior management wanted to ensure that its operational plans for possible Scottish Independence reflected a range of realistic scenarios with associated probabilities.
- Detailed agenda to cover political and economic dimensions, plus questions of timelines and possible EU accession
- Expert roundtable, co-chaired with Chief Risk Officer, including a selection of macro-economic and political strategy experts and SNP’s head of policy
- Recommendations & key take-aways report delivered to board
Outcome: Client’s CRO increased both the likelihood and impact of Scottish Independence on the bank’s risk register.
We have foregone direct engagement with in-market stakeholders; Gatehouse has shown us that the power of conversation is hugely underestimated in geopolitics.