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Chris Richardson Travels from Sydney, NSW

Chris Richardson


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Chris Richardson was Director of Access Economics, one of Australia's leading economic consulting firms, providing expert economic advice to business, government, industry groups and not-for-profit organisations. The company's expertise in analysis, modelling and forecasting was rated as one of the top in the country, and had developed an international reputation for integrity, quality and interdependence.

He has provided tailored economic advice to the corporate sector for many years, assisting in the business planning for numerous private and public organisations. He has presented to clients on many occasions, from conferences for one of Australia’s leading banking institutions, to discussions with the Board of Directors for a major construction company.  In 2011 the partners and staff of Access Economics joined Deloitte. Chris was then a partner at Deloitte and headed up Deloitte Access Economics’ Macroeconomic Policy and Forecasting Group.

As a specialist in macroeconomic economic forecasting and modelling, he is widely acknowledged as the leader in this field. He is also the author of Business Outlook and Business Review Weekly’s Eco column. His expertise extends to include such topics as the Australian and global economies, Federal Budget analysis, property markets, demographics, ageing and industry trends.  Chris has worked for the Australian Treasury, the International Monetary Fund, Access Economics and Deloitte Access Economics:

  • Named twice in recent years by the Financial Review in its annual listing of Australia’s five most powerful consultants – “the most high-profile figure of any big four consulting firms in Australia”.
  • Awarded the Centenary Medal for “service to public policy and economic debate in Australia”.
  • Lead author of Business Outlook and Budget Monitor for over a quarter of a century at Deloitte Access Economics – the largest group of economists in the private sector in Australia.
  • Regular provider of quiet advice, trusted by many.
  • On the Board of Deloitte Australia for seven years.
  • Awarded the University Medal in Economics from the University of Sydney for outstanding academic performance.

Chris Richardson can tailor his presentation to suit organisations in all industries; his insights have been referred to as invaluable.

Keynote Titles

  • Macroeconomic policy and advice
  • Forecasting your economic

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