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Dr. Howard Archer

Chief Economic Advisor

Chief Economic Advisor to EY ITEM Club. A leading voice of the UK and global economy.

Dr. Howard Archer joined the EY ITEM Club as Chief Economic Advisor on 1 June 2017 and has some 35 years professional experience in economic analysis and forecasting.

Howard joined the EY ITEM Club from IHS Markit, where he was Chief European and UK Economist for nearly 17 years. He was previously Chief European Economist of Standard & Poor's DRI. Prior to joining DRI, Howard was a senior economist and manager in NatWest Group's market intelligence department, which he joined in 1987.

As a leading voice of the UK and global economy, Howard has appeared on television and radio and has extensive connections with the media. He is also the author of several professional and academic articles.

Howard holds a Doctor of Philosophy in multinational businesses from the University of Reading as well as a Master of Arts. He also holds a Bachelor of Science with honours from the University of Surrey.

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