[Webinar] Global scenarios: Delta surge

Topic: With the Delta variant expected to weigh on activity in the very near term, we examine the potential risks to the global economy and financial markets from the further spread of the coronavirus and associated public health measures.

Topics: Scenarios, Past Webinar

Speakers

Jamie Thompson

Jamie Thompson | Head of Macro Scenarios

Jamie is Head of Macro Scenarios. He leads the production of macro-economic scenarios for the Global Scenario Service and is responsible for identifying and writing about key risks to the global economy. Jamie joined Oxford Economics from the Bank of England, where he worked for 17 years on a range of monetary and financial stability issues to support both the Monetary Policy Committee and the Financial Policy Committee. Most recently Editor of the Bank’s Financial Stability Report and Financial Stability Papers series, Jamie has written and edited extensively for the Bank’s flagship publications, including the Inflation Report.

Alex Mackle Bio

Alex Mackle | Lead Economist

Alex Mackle is a Lead Economist in the US Macro Consulting team based in New York. Alex focuses on scenarios and stress testing, as well as CECL/IFRS9 scenarios. He also frequently gives training sessions on the Global Economic Model, focusing on scenarios and stress testing capabilities. Prior to joining the US Macro Consulting team in 2017, Alex worked in the Scenarios team in London, contributing to the Global Scenario Service and various stress testing exercises. He has also worked on several modelling projects, including a macro model for the Central Bank of Oman.