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.
It is rare that an economist turns the house alight – you certainly did so at lunch last week ... the reaction by all present was that of a satisfied gathering. The breadth of the subject matter and the clarity with which you covered issues of significant complexity was exciting to behold"
Chairman, Australia-British Chamber of Commerce
I have never known an economist to have such knowledge of world economic facts and to be able to bring to bear so much information in answering a question without notice"
Saul is an excellent presenter, once again exceptional.
Morgan & Banks
Your presentation on productivity, employment, education and living standards was very well received. Your combination of data painted a clear and precise view... and left us with no doubt as to the challenges ahead.
I and many of my colleagues have appreciated very much your insightful analysis, your objective assessment of economic policy issues and your ability explain complex economic concepts to the public in simple and easily understood language.
Minister for Trade
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
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 AustraliaAugust 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 WatchFebruary 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.