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Saul Eslake

Australia’s household name in economics, Saul Eslake is able to cut through market and economic trends, translating their relevance in a way mere mortals understand.

Saul Eslake is one of Australia's most respected and renowned economic commentators. Having worked as an economist in the Australian financial markets for over 25 years his comments and economic findings have been known to cause a stir in the media.

After more than 25 years working for a number of high-profile financial institutions, Saul established his own economics consultancy business in 2015. His previous roles include; Chief Economist at McIntosh Securities, Chief Economist (International) at National Mutual Funds Management, Chief Economist at the Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), and Chief Economist (Australia and New Zealand) for Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

An impressive list of qualifications, achievements and presentation testimonials show the real depth and richness of Saul's experience. Saul's easily digestible and down to earth insights mean he presents a well-researched and clear economic picture on a range of highly charged and relevant topics to audiences, corporations and 'mere mortals' across the globe.

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A glimpse at our long term future

Saul has been described as the most 'pre-eminent macro-economist in Australia'. His extensive knowledge comes from monitoring, analysing and predicting trends in the Australian economy as a core part of his numerous roles as Chief Economist for well over 25 years. In this presentation, Saul ties together macroeconomic data and complex fiscal policy to provide valuable insights into how current economic trends can impact your business.

Previous presentations have included:

  • Short-, Medium and Long-term Outlooks for the Australian Economy
  • Australian Society and Politics
  • Talks on Productivity, Commodities, Employment, Housing, Population, Agriculture
  • Talks on individual State economies
  • The Trade-off between 'Security' and Productivity

Trends, Growth & Opportunity

We live in an increasingly globalised world, one that is rapidly changing and expanding to incorporate new international trade deals, problems in European markets and big shifts in economic powers. In this rapidly changing economic climate, Saul provides comprehensive insights into how your businesses can reduce risk, maximise opportunity, keep up and grow!

Previous presentations have included:

  • The Global Financial System
  • Free Trade Agreements
  • Implications of the rise of China and India
  • Prospects for commodity prices
  • The meaning of 'Brexit' and Trump


Watch me...

It's a bumpy ride ahead...

February 15th 2018

It's a bumpy ride ahead, says noted Australian economist Saul Eslake, but perhaps not as bad as it could be.

What Brexit Means for Australia

August 16th 2016

Britain's leaving the European Union is one of the biggest shocks of the past decade, both to the political establishment (in Britain, elsewhere in Europe, and beyond) and to the financial markets (again, in Britain, elsewhere in Europe, and beyond).

Saul Eslake 10 Biggest Economic Trends to Watch

February 2nd 2016

I’ve been thinking about the issues that I’m likely to find myself talking about at conferences and events across the coming year. Here are ten things that I think are set to shape and shape the global and Australian economies during 2016.

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