Ian Stewart is a Partner and Chief Economist at Deloitte where he advises clients on macro-economics and financial markets developments. Ian devised and runs Deloitte's quarterly survey of Chief Financial Officers, writes the Monday Briefing which goes to over 14,000 clients and Deloitte people weekly and comments on the economic scene in the media.
Before joining Deloitte Ian spent 12 years as Chief Economist for Europe at the US investment bank, Merrill Lynch in London. He previously worked as Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Social Security, the Rt Hon Tony Newton, as Head of Economics in the Conservative Party’s Research Department and as an economist with the Confederation of British Industry in London.
Ian was educated at the London School of Economics, Birkbeck College and Queen Mary College.
Debapratim De is a Senior Economic Analyst in Deloitte’s Economics & Markets Research team. He analyses macro-economic trends in advanced and emerging economies and works closely with Deloitte’s Chief Economist, Ian Stewart, to produce the Deloitte CFO Survey.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Debapratim was a researcher in cryptography and applied mathematics at Microsoft. Debapratim holds a bachelors degree in computer science and a masters degree in physics from BITS, Pilani in India and a masters degree in managerial economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Edoardo Palombo is an economist at Deloitte. He holds a PhD in Economics from Queen Mary University of London specialising in growth, uncertainty and financial markets. He has published his research on Brexit in the American Economic Review Insight and has a background in economic consultancy, where he has provided advice to governments and corporates on macroeconomic affairs.