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Our service for the United Kingdom is the most comprehensive service of its kind. It offers detailed data, forecasts and analysis on key macro indicators and 200+ sectors at the national level, as well as detailed macro and sectoral coverage for the major regions in the UK, and the 391 Local Authority Districts, including the London boroughs.

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Our service for the UK is the most comprehensive service of its kind, offering detailed data, forecasts and analysis on the UK, its regions and key industries. Whether you are interested in the evolution of UK GDP, city development and the implications on infrastructure and housing, tourism insights, the impact of climate change, or any other macroeconomic indicator, we provide you with historical and long-term data.

Customised reports and studies for your needs

Our team of economists and consultants support you and your needs and provide you with tailored reports and customised scenarios focusing on specific issues for a country, industry, or region. Additionally, we can provide you with custom research to position your company as a thought leader or demonstrate economic impact and social value.

Meet our local experts

Our team in the United Kingdom consists of highly knowledgeable and supportive account managers, and experienced economists specialised in local and global forecasting, macro consulting, economic impact studies, bespoke forecasting, and much more. Our understanding of individual companies’ needs, excellent customer support, and deep and broad knowledge make us a trusted partner to many organisations.

Meet the team

Courtney Egan

Senior Vice President, EMEA

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Courtney Egan

Senior Vice President, EMEA

London and Abu Dhabi

Courtney is the Senior Vice President for Business Development, and since 2018 has been a member of Oxford Economics’ Senior Management Committee and the business development division’s Global Leadership Team. She is also the business development lead for the company’s IT Liaison group, which identifies and prioritises improvement opportunities and serves as a bridge linking the business lines and IT.

Courtney is responsible for managing the strategic growth and development plans for Oxford Economics in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She splits her time between the UK and UAE, overseeing teams in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Milan and Dubai. She joined the business in 2014, and has since worked in a variety of leadership roles across the UK/Ireland, Middle East, Africa and Greater China.  Courtney has more than 15 years’ experience working in business development, and holds a Master’s degree in International Development from Utrecht University (NL) and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations & Political Science from Ohio University (USA).

Paul Donnelly

Associate Director, Business Development

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Associate Director, Business Development

London, United Kingdom

Innes
Innes McFee

Managing Director of Macro and Investor Services

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Innes

Innes McFee

Managing Director of Macro and Investor Services

London, United Kingdom

Innes McFee is the Managing Director of Macro and Investor Services, based in London. Innes oversees the activities of the Macro & Investor Services teams globally, including the Global Macro Forecast and Global Macro Service.

Innes joined Oxford Economics in 2017 after 6 years at Lloyds Banking Group as a Senior Economist. At Lloyds Innes was responsible for the economic scenarios underpinning the Group’s internal planning and stress testing; analysis of key risks; and developing Lloyds’ approach to multiple economic scenarios for IFRS9. In addition, Innes’ role included developing the Group’s capability in modelling macroeconomic fundamentals and UK banking markets and advising the Group Corporate Treasury on financial market developments.

Prior to joining Lloyds Innes was an Economic Advisor at HM Treasury where his roles included management of the UK’s foreign currency reserves; US economist; and G20 macroeconomic policy advisor. Innes has a first class undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Durham and a MSc in Economics from Warwick University.

Anthony Light

Managing Director, City Services

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Anthony Light

Managing Director, City Services

London, United Kingdom

Anthony Light is Managing Director of City Services at Oxford Economics. He specialises in sub-national economic forecasting and analysis and is responsible for overseeing and developing our global suite of city subscription services and consultancy projects. He leads our group of city and regional experts and is a member of Oxford Economics’ global Senior Management Team. Prior to joining Oxford Economics in 2008, Anthony was Head of Economics at Experian Business Strategies. Anthony graduated from the University of Surrey in 1999, where he obtained a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Sociology.

Jeremy Leonard

Managing Director of Global Industry Services

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Jeremy Leonard

Managing Director of Global Industry Services

London, United Kingdom

Jeremy Leonard is responsible for overseeing the work of the industry forecasting team and managing the operation and output of Oxford Economics’ Global Industry Model as well as related consultancy work.

Jeremy’s knowledge and past experience span a broad range, including competitiveness and offshoring/reshoring, commodity price modelling, and applied economic research on sectors ranging from biotech to heavy manufacturing to telecoms. In addition to numerous recurring bespoke sales and output forecasts for industries as diverse as machine tools and consumer packaging, recent consulting assignments have included the drivers of competitiveness in the chemical sector, forward-looking analyses of high-growth sectors across a range of emerging economies, and the ways in which digital technologies are transforming economic activity across manufacturing and service sectors.

Prior to joining Oxford Economics, Jeremy ran his own consulting firm based in Montreal, Canada providing a variety of economic analysis and forecasting services related to commodity prices, competitiveness, and the Canadian and US economic outlooks for the Washington, DC-based Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, as well as serving as economic research director for the Montreal-based Institute for Research on Public Policy.

Born and raised in Washington, DC, Jeremy was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and McGill University, where he received his MA in Economics summa cum laude. He also speaks fluent French.

Sam Moore

Managing Director, Economic Consultancy

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Sam Moore

Managing Director, Economic Consultancy

London, United Kingdom

Sam Moore is Managing Director, Economic Consultancy in charge of economic impact and cities services at Oxford Economics. He manages Oxford Economics’ London office and is responsible for coordinating and managing many of Oxford Economics’ major consultancy projects.

Sam manages projects across all sectors of the economy and has lead Oxford’s recent work for Airbus, AT&T, BAE Systems, CBI, Deloitte, Etihad Airways, GE, JLL, Pinewood Studios, Rolls-Royce, SAP, UK Space Agency, UPS, and the World Wide Web Foundation.

Prior to joining Oxford Economics Sam spent the previous eight years with Experian, where he managed a team of economists responsible for economic modelling. Prior to joining Experian in 1998, Sam worked in the macroeconomics division at the Office for National Statistics. He graduated from Warwick University, from which he also has an MSc in Economics, gaining a distinction for his dissertation.

George Armitage
George Armitage

Managing Director, Global Real Estate & Specialist Markets Group

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George Armitage

George Armitage

Managing Director, Global Real Estate & Specialist Markets Group

London, United Kingdom

George is responsible for managing and co-ordinating Oxford’s Global Real Estate division including all sales, product development and business strategy. George also heads up Oxford’s Specialist Markets Group, focusing on global growth across Oxford’s Tourism, BIS and NKC economic business groups.

George is a member of the senior management committee and has spent 9 years with Oxford, after joining in 2012 to set up its real estate division. His main responsibilities include growing Oxford Economics’ presence within the real estate sector throughout EMEA, Asia and the Americas.

Prior to joining Oxford Economics, George held roles with Real Capital Analytics (RCA) as Director of Business Development EMEA, Manager at CoStar UK and as an Associate for Savills Plc.
George is a member of the Society of Property Researchers (SPR), US Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) Research Affinity Group, The Investment Property Forum (IPF), Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Old Harrovian Property Club (OHPC).

George studied at Zurich International Business School, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Northumbria University (UK).

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