Appointed in 2016, Alex Joiner is Chief Economist at IFM Investors. He is responsible for the firm’s economic, financial market, and geopolitical risk analysis that is key in IFM’s investment process. In this capacity, he engages with IFM’s domestic and global clients on macro-investment trends and themes. He is a frequent commentator on economic and markets via traditional and social media and regularly speaks at public forums and conferences.
He has over two decades of professional experience in economic and markets and prior to joining IFM was the Chief Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Australian & New Zealand) after being a senior economist at ANZ Bank. He holds a First Class honours degree in Economics and a PhD in Econometrics from Monash University. Alex is also committee member of the Australian Business Economists.