Charles Davis
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Charles Davis

EY Global Tax Knowledge Leader

Experienced, commercially-focused economist and research professional.

As an economist with extensive media experience, Charles is EY Global Tax Knowledge Leader. He leads research into issues impacting clients, including the rise of automation, the gig economy and the economic outlook.

Prior to joining EY in 2015, Charles was a Director at a London-based economic consulting firm and an economic advisor to the City of London Corporation, ICAEW and a host of private sector clients. In this role, he presented to UK members of parliament and authored influential reports on major policy issues.

He holds a BSc in Philosophy, Politics & Economics from the University of Warwick.

How Charles is building a better working world

“In my work with clients and colleagues at EY, I focus on understanding how the rapidly changing nature of the economy is affecting business models and how governments respond to them. The global economy has gone through an extraordinary period of change since the financial crisis. It has never been a better time to be an economist trying to understand the changing world around us.”

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