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Director of Access Economics and a widely known economist
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Chris Richardson is a Director of Access Economics and is one of Australia’s best known economists. Chris heads Access Economics’ forecasting and modeling unit and is the author of Business Outlook, widely acknowledged as the leader in its field of macroeconomic forecasting. His expertise includes the Australian and global economies, the Federal Budget, ageing and industry trends.
Chris was the first employee of Access Economics in 1988 and the partners and staff of Access Economics joined Deloitte in 2011. He has also worked at Federal Treasury and at the International Monetary Fund.
Access Economics is Australia’s premier economic consulting firm and provide expert economic advice for business, government, industry groups and not-for-profit organisations. Their expertise in analysis, modelling and forecasting is unrivalled and we have developed an international reputation for integrity, quality and independence.
Chris writes the Business Review Weekly’s Fundamentals column. His comments on trends in the economy and their effect on business regularly appear in daily media coverage. His views are widely quoted – for example, he was named in the only debate between the PM and the Opposition leader in the 2001 Federal election.
Chris heads up Deloitte Access Economics’ Macroeconomic Policy and Forecasting Group.
Deloitte Access Economics is Australia’s leading provider of economic advisory services.
Chris is an expert in the Australian and global economies, as well as Federal budget analysis, property markets, demographics, ageing and industry trends. He is the author of the Business Review Weekly’s Eco column, and is a regular commentator on economic trends in the media.
Chris Richardson has provided tailored economic advice to the corporate sector for many years, assisting in the business planning for numerous private and public organisations. His guest speaker appearances vary from conferences for one of Australia’s leading banking institutions, to discussions with the Board of Directors for a major construction company.
Chris tailors his presentations to suit organizations in all industries.