neil gibson
For firms and business leaders, it’s very important that they continue to refresh their business strategies and look clearly at what they are trying to achieve, if they need to effectively plan ahead.

Neil Gibson

Ernst & Young — Ireland (EY Ireland) Chief Economist

Economic advisor. Media commentary and advisory supporter.

As EY Chief Economist in Ireland, Neil provides economic advice, commentary and modelling input across service lines.

His current areas of focus include supporting firms to prepare for Brexit, forecasting the Irish economy and working with government clients to ensure a policy focus on long-term competitiveness.

Additionally, Neil works as Visiting Professor of Economic Policy at Ulster University. A regular commentator in the media on economic matters in Ireland, he functioned as a senior economic advisor prior to joining EY.

Neil has earned a bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics from Ulster University and a Master of Computer Science and Applications from Queen’s University, Belfast.

How Neil is building a better working world

“At a time of great change in the economy, I look forward to working with EY clients, helping them to continue to succeed during what is set to be a period of unprecedented uncertainty. Tapping into the global EY economic team and working alongside our local EY teams, I help to enhance our economic services in Ireland. Helping businesses to capitalise on the opportunities it brings is how I contribute to building a better working world.”

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