Chief Economist, Asia
David oversees our macroeconomic views for North and Southeast Asia and manages a team of economists based in China, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. He joined the Bank in London in 2000 and was a founding member of the Standard Chartered FX Strategy team in 2002, moving to Hong Kong as a senior FX Strategist in 2005. David was previously based in New York, responsible for covering the US economy, managing the Latin America team and providing clients with the bank’s view on Asia in the US time zone. In 2001 he was awarded the Rybczynski Young Economist Prize for work on the Malaysian ringgit Barometer. He holds a BSc in economics from the University of Warwick and an MSc in finance from the University of London (Birkbeck College). David has been a BeyondBorders author since July 2013.