Kevin Gardiner, the Managing Director and Head of Investment Strategy for Barclays Wealth Europe, Middle East and Africa region Head of Investment Strategy addressed Gorwel on 20th May 2013. The subject he talked about was: “The economic outlook: life after debt – and lessons from the first Celtic Tiger”. Kevin gave an upbeat message on the overall outlook for both the UK and world economy. This he did by examining the current economic situation in the perspective of the post war economic performance. There were around 20 people in attendance for the talk at the Welsh Assembly.