Managing Director, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
Robin Bew is Managing Director of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the business to business arm of The Economist Group, where he is responsible for the overarching commercial and editorial success of the EIU’s business.
Prior to becoming Managing Director, Robin was Editorial Director (2006-2013) and Chief Economist (1997-2013) of the EIU, responsible for the company’s editorial operations and leading the intellectual debate across the business. At various times in his career at the EIU he has led the Economics Unit, the Sovereign Credit and Operating Risk team, the Global Forecasting team and the Custom Research team.
Robin joined the EIU in 1995. Prior to that, he was a macroeconomist with Her Majesty’s Treasury (the UK Finance Ministry). He has an MSc in Economics from the University of London, and a BSc in Economics and Business Finance from Brunel University. Robin is also a Professor of Economics at IE Business School.