The Rt Hon. Liam Byrne MP is the shadow Mayor for the West Midlands and chair of the Global Parliamentary Network of the IMF and World Bank.
A former Cabinet minister, Liam was Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Chief Secretary to the Treasury in the last Labour government. In Opposition, Liam served in a number of frontbench positions, chaired Labour’s Policy Review, founded and chaired the all party on inclusive growth, and served on the Council of Europe. A former Fulbright scholarship at the Harvard Business School, Liam has written twenty books, chapters and pamphlets about economic history, development and foreign affairs.