Chief Economist, EY
Neil Gibson is Chief Economist in Ireland for EY providing economic advice, commentary and modelling input across all lines of service. He works closely with the EY-DKM Economic Advisory Services.
Current areas of focus include supporting firms to prepare for Brexit, forecasting the Irish economy and working with Government clients to ensure a policy focus on long term competitiveness. Neil is a macro economist and forecaster by background and has built a number of forecasting and policy models for clients in public and private sectors throughout the world. He manages EY’s suite of forecasting and simulation models on the island of Ireland.
He is a visiting Professor of Economic Policy at Ulster University and is also a 2014 Eisenhower Fellow.
Neil was formerly head of global cities and regions for Oxford Economics and the first Director of the Economic Policy Centre at Ulster University. Prior to joining EY, he was their senior economic advisor across the island
As Chief Economist, Neil is regular presenter at economic and policy conferences and is a frequent commentator in the media on economic matters in Ireland.