Executive Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist, IHS Markit
Mr. Rajiv Biswas is executive director and Asia-Pacific chief economist at IHS Markit.
Mr. Biswas has written on a wide range of economic, trade and
investment-related topics with over 100 articles published. He
frequently speaks at international conferences on the global and
Asia-Pacific economies, including at World Economic Forum and
Euromoney events, as well as at United Nations conferences. He
regularly appears on internationally broadcast programs, including
for the BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, Channel News Asia, CNN and Al Jazeera
TV. He is the author of "Future Asia," published by Palgrave
Macmillan in 2013, "Asian Megatrends," published by Palgrave
Macmillan in 2016 and "Emerging Markets Megatrends" published by
Springer in 2018. Previously, he worked as director for South-East
Asia for The Economist Group. His career experience includes
working for UBS as executive director for Asia-Pacific Country Risk
and for Royal Bank of Scotland as an international economist. He
has worked for an international organization, the Commonwealth
Secretariat, as a senior economist in the International Capital
Markets Department and as a consultant for the United Nations and
the Asian Development Bank. He is a graduate of the London School
of Economics, UK, with a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Economics.
He received his Master of Science and a Diploma of the Imperial
College from the Imperial College at London University, UK.