Pete is an experienced macroeconomist and applied economic researcher, with a career spanning 28 years at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (the OECD), following 12 years as economic adviser at H.M. Treasury and the Departments of Trade and Industry. At OECD Pete was Head of Division responsible for short, medium, and longer-term global assessments and policy studies, economic modelling, data base management, and systems development in support of the OECD Economic Outlook. He has co-authored macro-structural policy studies on topics including: international trade; globalisation; population ageing; inflation; structural unemployment; supply-side economic potential; and economic models. Pete’s recent activities include advisory work on modelling forecasting systems development and presentation material at the OECD and the Asian Development Bank.
Pete was educated at London University, Queen Mary and the London School of Economics, specialising in economic theory, policy and applied econometric methods. He is fluent in English and French.