As we navigate through uncharted territory, Leon Daniels catches up with Guillaume Fleuti - MD and Head, Infrastructure, Transport and Manufacturing and Europe at Lloyds Bank – to chat about everything from the move to zero emission stimulus, “good for business and good for the UK,” to the key role that banks are bringing to the economy at the moment.
They mull over whether the ‘bundling together’ of finance for charging infrastructure, energy and vehicles, will be a model for the future.
Guillaume talks through why banks prefer to fund certain areas of business than others, and how engagement with government bodies has changed in the last two years.
The conversation moves to government support for big infrastructure projects, such as road and rail, and how that might look in the future.
They also swap notes on how transport use might change and different people’s perceptions of a ‘long commute’.
And, Leon asks the hot question: ‘What are the consequences of a no-deal Brexit…