Stuart Cole

Head Macro Economist


Stuart is a highly experienced economist and markets practitioner who has over thirty years of knowledge and experience gained from working in various top-tier financial institutions in both the public and private sectors. He is frequently published throughout the world through, among other things, the regular contributions he makes to the financial media, both written and in front of camera, offering key insights into economic and market developments with the aim of bringing both clarity and understanding to what is happening in the markets and the major economies of the world.

Previous responsibilities have included taking a lead role in designing the market code of conduct adhered to by financial institutions working in the City of London, and closely replicated in other major trading centres around the globe, as well as playing a pivotal role in preparing the City of London for EMU and the introduction of the euro.

He continues to work in an advisory role for institutions such as the Gerson Lehrman Group, drawing on his wealth of knowledge and experience to help educate and inform individuals and companies on the workings of the financial markets or assist those seeking a better understanding of broader economic issues in general. His work has been published by names such as the OECD, the Bank of England, Global Banking and Finance Review, Nasdaq, The Guardian, Inc., Forbes, and he has appeared on TV networks such as Deutsche Welle.