Chief Asia Economist, Capital Economics
Mark Williams is Chief Asia Economist at Capital Economics, a leading macroeconomic research consultancy with institutional and corporate clients across the globe. Mark leads a team of macroeconomists covering the whole region from India to Japan. He pays particularly close attention to developments in China’s economy and financial markets, and their implications for the rest of the world. Mark also has a lead role in shaping Capital Economics’ emerging markets research. Markhas been with Capital Economics since 2007.
He was previously Asia economist at HM Treasury, responsible for analysis of the risks and prospects in non-Japan Asia and prior to that lived and worked for several years in Taiwan. He speaks and reads Chinese and has degrees in Chinese and Economics from the universities of Edinburgh and Oxford.