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Phil Thornton

Economics Editor

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Phil Thornton

Economics Editor

London, United Kingdom

Phil oversees editorial standards across all Oxford Economics’ consulting and cities and regions projects.

Prior to joining the company in 2021, he ran a consultancy business Clarity Economics that produced reports, op-eds, and analysis pieces for a wide range of clients and media outlets. Previously he was an economics correspondent at The Independent newspaper in London, where he wrote news stories, features, and comment articles. He was also night editor, business news editor, and transport correspondent at the paper.

He received the Workworld Media Award for Print Journalist of the Year in 2006 and for Feature Writer of the Year in 2009. He has a degree in law from University College London.

Pierre Delage
Pierre Delage

Managing Director

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Pierre Delage

Pierre Delage

Managing Director

Paris

Pierre graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP Business School) in 2000, then pursued an MSc in Macroeconomics at Paris-Dauphine University with a thesis on macroeconomic equilibrium, and a BA in Philosophy from Paris-Sorbonne University. After a short experience at Arthur Andersen, he joined the internet holding of Vivendi as a financial analyst. Turning to economics through his MSc, he joined Oxford Economics in 2004 in Oxford as an economist covering Asian and European economies. Pierre came back to Paris in 2007 to set up Oxford Economics operations on the Continent. He is now heading the Paris office which covers France, Iberia, Belgium and French-speaking Africa.

Pieter Scribante
Pieter Scribante

Political Economist

Pieter Scribante

Pieter Scribante

Political Economist

Paarl, South Africa

Pieter is a political economist at Oxford Economics Africa. He is the primary analyst for Nigeria and Mauritius and focuses on measuring political-economic risks across the continent. Pieter holds an MSc in Political Science & Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and an MCom in Economics from the University of Pretoria.

Priyanka Prakash

Office Administrator

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Priyanka Prakash

Office Administrator

London, United Kingdom

Priyanka oversees the day-to-day running of the London office while providing administrative support to over 150 London and Belfast employees.

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Rakan Mosely

Vice President of Business Development

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Rakan Mosely

Vice President of Business Development

California, United States

As Vice President of Business Development, Rakan Mosely leads Oxford Economics’ expansion into the Western United States. He has established a new office for us in Santa Monica, California, where he will be promoting our elite offering of economic subscription and consultancy services to major institutional entities, investors, and corporate strategic planners.

Rakan brings a wealth of experience to his new role, having spearheaded the growth of our Asset Management business since 2014. He previously held roles in private wealth management for Citi and more recently oversaw new business and account management for BCA Research in the U.K. He is a specialist in identifying the global business requirements of chief strategists and has worked extensively within financial markets and blue-chip corporations

Rhianne Clark

Director of South East Asia & Greater China

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Rhianne Clark

Director of South East Asia & Greater China

Singapore

Director of South East Asia & Greater China

Ricardo Amaro

Senior Economist

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Ricardo Amaro

Senior Economist

Dublin

Ricardo re-joined Oxford Economics in April 2021 as a Senior Economist in the eurozone team. He is responsible for producing and presenting macroeconomic forecasts for Portugal. He also contributes to the team's timely analysis of incoming data and news flow and thematic research on the eurozone economy. Ricardo is a well-rounded economist with previous roles spanning coverage of Ireland and Ireland's key trading partners (eurozone, UK and US) and financial market developments, in particular interest and exchange rates. Ricardo started his career working in public policy at the European Commission. Ricardo was educated at the Nova School of Business and Economics and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, where he obtained a master's degree in economics and finance.

Riccardo Canini
Riccardo Canini

Senior Associate Director instead of Associate Director.

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Riccardo Canini

Riccardo Canini

Senior Associate Director instead of Associate Director.

Milan

Riccardo is based in our Milan office and leads the Business Development team covering Italy and South East Europe. He has joined Oxford Economics in 2017 and has experience in Business Development and Partnerships across different sectors. He holds a degree in Public Relation and Advertising from IULM University in Milan.

Riccardo Marcelli Fabiani

Economist

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Riccardo Marcelli Fabiani

Economist

London, United Kingdom

Riccardo is part of the eurozone team, where he contributes to the forecasting and monitoring of macroeconomic dynamics and provides country coverage across France and Belgium.

Prior to joining Oxford Economics, he gained work experience at the Bank of Italy, at Mediobanca and at CEPII research centre. He obtained a master's in Economics from the Barcelona School of Economics after studying at the University of Milan. Riccardo is fluent in English, Italian, French, Spanish and German.

Richard Holt

Director of Global Cities Research

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Richard Holt

Director of Global Cities Research

London

Richard is a key member of our cities team, working on both our standard forecasting and scenario services and on bespoke consultancy projects for individual clients. He is particularly interested in the long-run drivers of regional and city performance, how these relate to macroeconomic factors, and whether or not policy interventions help to improve performance at the local and regional levels. Richard leads many of our flagship projects and presents regularly, both online and at conferences and other events. His career has included spells in New York and Birmingham, England, with a variety of economic consultancies and forecasters. He is an independent director of the outdoor arts consortium Without Walls; a trustee of the Property Research Trust; and in 2020 was the joint winner of the prestigious Rybczynski Prize awarded by the Society of Professional Economists for the year’s best piece of writing on economics: How robots change the world: their impact on regional inequalities.

Rob Harbron

Associate Director

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Rob Harbron

Associate Director

London, United Kingdom

Rob is an Associate Director in the Applied Economic Consulting team within the Economic Impact department.

Since joining Oxford Economics in 2018, he has run many high-profile economic impact studies in the aerospace, defence and transport sectors, including for clients such as BAE Systems, Leonardo UK and the European Express Association.
He has also run environmental impact studies, such as looking at the socioeconomic contribution of the European Commission's Clean Sky 2 aviation R&D programme, and the environmental impact of the German fashion industry.

Rob has previously worked for the economics advisory team of EY, for the macroeconomics team at the Centre of Economics and Business Research, and for marketing analytics company Gain Theory. Rob has an MSc in economics and econometrics from the University of Bristol.

Ron Glickman
Ron Glickman

Business Development Director

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Ron Glickman

Ron Glickman

Business Development Director

Boston, United States

Ron joined Oxford Economics in November of 2014 as Business Development Director, Industry Intelligence & Corporate Strategy

Ron Glickman is responsible for developing new logo sales at Oxford Economics within the subscription suite of products. Ron has over 15 years of sales experience at both large companies, as well as smaller start-up environments.

Prior to joining Oxford Economics, Ron spent 5 years at IHS in the Global Insight divisions, as well as the Chemical division where he was responsible for new logo sales and business development.

Rory Fennessy

Economist

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Rory Fennessy

Economist

London, United Kingdom

Rory is an Economist in the European Macro Forecasting team, where he publishes research and analysis on the eurozone and Nordic economies. He is responsible for our forecast coverage for Norway, Denmark, Croatia and Albania. He also helps in presenting our Global Risk Service to clients and prospects.

Rory joined Oxford Economics in September 2020 after graduating from the University of Exeter with a first-class BSc in Economics. While at university, he completed an industrial placement year at Oxford Economics in our Latin American Macro Forecasting team. His undergraduate dissertation focused on the drivers of currency crises in emerging markets with floating exchange rates.

Ryan Sweet

Chief US Economist

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Ryan Sweet

Chief US Economist

New York, United States

Ryan Sweet is the Chief US Economist at Oxford Economics. He is responsible for forecasting and assessing the US macroeconomic outlook and how it will influence monetary policy and financial markets. Ryan is among the most accurate high-frequency forecasters of the U.S. economy, according to MarketWatch and Bloomberg LP.

Prior to joining Oxford Economics, Ryan led real-time economics at Moody's Analytics and was a member of the U.S. macroeconomics team. He was also head of the firm’s monetary policy research, following actions by the Federal Reserve and examining its potential impact on the U.S. economy.

Ryan is an adjunct professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He received a master’s degree in finance from John’s Hopkins University, a master's degree in economics from the University of Delaware, and a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington College.

Sam Moore

Managing Director, Economic Consultancy

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Sam Moore

Managing Director, Economic Consultancy

London

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.

Sanele Mjikane

Support Assistant: Client & Business Development

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Sanele Mjikane

Support Assistant: Client & Business Development

Paarl, South Africa

Experienced Support Assistant: Client & Business Development. Joined the company in 2016. Skilled in Teamwork, Office Administration, Customer relationship management (CRM), Salesforce and Microsoft Office. Joined the company in 2016.

Sarah Nelson

Senior Economist, Economics & Sustainability

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Sarah Nelson

Senior Economist, Economics & Sustainability

London, United Kingdom

Sarah is a Senior Economist in the Economics & Sustainability team at Oxford Economics. She works with clients to understand their environmental impacts and dependencies, and helps them achieve their sustainability goals. She has professional and research experience in the economics of decarbonisation, energy policy and environmental and economic impact assessments.

Prior to joining Oxford Economics, Sarah worked in economic consulting in Sydney and London, where she worked on energy regulation, anti-trust, carbon forecasting and social welfare assessments. She holds Bachelor' degree in economics and physics from the University of Auckland, and a Masters in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she was a Fulbright Scholar. Sarah completed a PhD in climate economics and policy from the University of Cambridge in 2021.

Scott Livermore

Chief Economist, Oxford Economics Middle East, and Managing Director

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Scott Livermore

Chief Economist, Oxford Economics Middle East, and Managing Director

London

Scott Livermore is the Chief Economist of Oxford Economics Middle East and based in Oxford’s Dubai office. He is also Managing Director of Consultancy in the Middle East and Asia, as well as a member of Oxford Economics’ Senior Management Team. Scott leads many of the major projects in the GCC and Asia which have recently included capacity building, macroeconomic modelling, and policy impact assessment engagements for government institutions in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Oman, and IFRS 9 and Stress Testing engagements in Singapore, Thailand, and Hong Kong.

After completing a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University, and an MSc in Economics at University College London, Scott joined Oxford Economic Forecasting in 1997. During his initial five years at OEF, he worked as a country analyst for a number of European countries and participated in numerous consultancy projects for a variety of international organisations, governments and multinational companies using both Oxford Economics’ Global Economic Model and bespoke economic models.

Scott rejoined Oxford Economics in 2005 as a senior economist after spending two years at the Ministry of Finance in the Slovak Republic assisting with the government's medium-term macroeconomic framework and developing the analytical capacity of the ministry to prepare such forecasts. He has also held the positions of Managing Director of Macro and Industry Services, Managing Director of Macro Consulting, and COO of Oxford Economics USA.

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