Chris Richardson

One of Australia's best known economists.


Chris Richardson is a Director of Deloitte Access Economics and is one of Australia’’s best known economists.

Chris Richardson has provided tailored economic advice to the corporate sector for many years, assisting in the business planning for numerous private and public organisations. His guest speaker appearances vary from conferences for one of Australia’s leading banking institutions, to discussions with the Board of Directors for a major construction company.

Chris Richardson can tailor his presentation to suit organizations in all industries, providing invaluable insights.

Current work

As a renowned expert, particularly in macroeconomics, Chris heads Access Economics’ Macroeconomic Policy and Forecasting Group and is the author of Business Outlook, widely acknowledged as the leader in its field of macroeconomic forecasting. His expertise includes the Australian and global economies, Federal budget analysis, property, ageing and industry trends.

Chris Richardson writes the Business Review Weekly‘s “Eco” column. His comments on trends in the economy and their effect on business regularly appear in daily media coverage. His views are widely quoted – for example, he was named in the only debate between the PM and the Opposition leader in the 2001 Federal election.