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Saul Eslake, Chief Economist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Saul Eslake addressed a business luncheon on Thursday 21 February 2013 where over 120 senior business executives gained valuable insights into "Australia's economic outlook for the yaer ahead". This AICC lunch was proudly sponsored by KBH Solutions.

Saul Eslake joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Chief Economist Australia & New Zealand in December 2011.

He has over 25 years’ experience as a financial markets economist, including five years as Chief Economist at McIntosh Securities (1986-91), four years as Chief Economist (International) at National Mutual Funds Management (1991-95) and fourteen years as Chief Economist at the Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), one of Australia’s four large commercial banks (1995-2009).

Between leaving ANZ and joining BAML, Saul had part-time roles as Director of the Productivity Growth program at the Grattan Institute, a non-aligned public policy ‘think tank’, and as an advisor in Pricewaterhouse-Coopers’ Economics and Policy Practice, as well as writing regular columns for the Melbourne Age and Launceston Examiner newspapers and a number of professional magazines, and serving on a number of boards and government advisory bodies.

Saul has a first class honours degree in Economics from the University of Tasmania, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial and Securities Institute of Australia. He has also completed the Senior Executive Program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business in New York.


Saul Eslake Presentation - 21 February 2013