Ian Harnett is a co-founder of Absolute Strategy Research, where he serves as managing director and chief investment strategist and focuses on global economics and strategy. He has over 25 years of experience in economics and equity strategy. Previously, Dr. Harnett served as chief European investment strategist at UBS, during which time he was ranked No. 1 for European strategy by Extel. He also led European strategy for NatWest Markets and was group chief economist for Société Générale London. Dr. Harnett started his career as an economist at the Bank of England. He is a regular contributor to CNBC and Bloomberg TV as well as a regular author of “Insight” columns for the Financial Times. Dr. Harnett is also well known as a conference speaker, both for his economics and strategy presentations and his participation in high-level panel debates. He has a doctorate in economics from the University of Oxford.