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Chief executive of London Stock Exchange to debate contemporary issues with Howard Davies

Clara Furse, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange, will join Howard Davies, director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), in a Director's Dialogue on Wednesday 5 May at LSE.

The Director's Dialogues are a series of debates at which key dilemmas and possibilities of the contemporary age are discussed by Howard Davies and a keynote speaker.

Clara Furse has been chief executive of the London Stock Exchange since February 2001. Prior to joining the Exchange, she was group chief executive of Crédit Lyonnais Rouse 1998-2000. Her career has spanned a broad range of global financial markets: she began in 1979 as a broker, joining Phillips and Drew/UBS (now UBS Warburg) in 1983, becoming a director of the company in 1988, executive director in 1992, managing director in 1995 and global head of futures in 1996. In addition, she has served as both a board member and deputy chairman of LIFFE, from 1992-99.

Howard Davies is director of LSE.

The Director's Dialogue is on Wednesday 5 May at 6.30pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Aldwych, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all but a ticket is required.

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  • Members of the public: to request a ticket, please fill in the online booking form here or call 020 7955 6100
  • Members of the press: to request a press ticket, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk

26 April 2004

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