Acting Chief Economist
Michael has been part of Westpac’s economics and strategy team since 2006. His responsibilities in that time have included currency and interest rate strategy, coordinating the team’s inflation, growth and financial market forecasts, and conducting a variety of research on areas such as the labour market, house prices and macroprudential policy. Prior to joining Westpac, Michael has worked at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand as a senior analyst in the Financial Stability department. Michael holds a Masters in Management Studies from the University of Waikato.