The Global Borrowers and Bond Investors Forum

Philip Shaw

Chief Economist


Philip Shaw has been at Investec since July 1997 when he was recruited as chief economist in London, covering both UK and global economic issues. Philip is responsible for the Investec economic analysis and forecasts and works closely with both the group’s clients and its internal businesses. Before joining Investec, Philip was chief economist at Union Discount where he gained a particular expertise in interest rate markets and central bank watching. He started his career with the Government Economic Service, before joining Barclays as an economist/econometrician. Philip is married with two grown up children, has an economics degree from Bath University and a masters degree in econometrics from the University of Manchester. Philip is frequently quoted in the national and regional press on economic issues and is a regular commentator on the banking crisis, financial markets and the state of the economy generally on business and national TV.

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Tue 20 - Wed 21 Jun 2017