Director – Economics, IHS Markit
Ms. Arlene Kish is senior principal economist for Canada within the
Economics group at IHS Markit.
While managing a team of economists, Ms. Kish has built strong
relationships with clients who call on her for a straight-forward
picture of unfolding developments in the Canadian economy. A
recipient of the Consensus Economics' top economic forecaster in
2014 for Canada, she has been quoted in many major media outlets.
She heads the Canadian macroeconomics group in Toronto, Canada, and
is responsible for analyzing and forecasting the Canadian economy.
Ms. Kish oversees the provincial and industry forecast service.
With more than a dozen years of experience, she provides regular
analysis of market-moving Canadian economic indicators and monetary
policy. She joined IHS, now IHS Markit, in May 2007. Previously,
she served as an economist for a major Canadian bank, where she
provided high-frequency economic data analysis and managed the
provincial forecast. She also has extensive experience as a market
data analyst. Ms. Kish holds a Master of Arts in Business Economics
from Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada