Chris Giles

Economics Commentator at the Financial Times

Chris Giles has been at the forefront of analysis on the global economy, the Brexit debate and the Eurozone debt crisis. Over the last year, he has written extensively about the economic challenges and consequences of the Covid 19 Pandemic, both domestically and internationally.

"A recognised authority and leading commentator on the world financial markets"

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  • Global Trends
  • Inflationary Times
  • Economic Outlook
  • Global International Trade Tensions
  • Brexit and the Eurozone
  • Economy and Finance


He presents in English.

How he presents

Chris' accessible style steers clear of dry economic presentations, bringing the subject of economics alive to a general audience with anecdotes and the most up to date information.

In Detail

As the former Financial Times' Economics Editor, and previously as their leader writer on UK economics, Chris has been uniquely privileged in his access to the major facts in economics and his influence on their worldwide perception. Before the FT, he worked for the communications regulator Ofcom, reported for the BBC, and served for seven years as an economist with the Institute for Fiscal Studies. During his career, he has been awarded with the Royal Statistical Society's prize for excellence in journalism in 2008 and 2012, Business Journalist of the Year in 2012 and Senior Wincott Award for financial journalism in 2015, the most prestigious UK prize in economics journalism.


Chris offers a clear view of today's economy at any scale, be it the whole world, the UK or Europe. He brings a deep understanding of the crucial factors of the economy, interest rates, inequality, innovation, productivity and public finances, and their roles in shaping the landscape in which business operates.



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