Meet the author
Based in Singapore, Steve is an expert on the world economy and global markets. He has over fifteen years' financial markets experience in senior positions. His previous roles for the Bank include Head of Global Markets (Southern Africa), Head of Research (Middle East and South Asia) and Chief Economist (SE Asia). Steve started his career at I.D.E.A. Ltd., a financial consultancy in London. While Steve is based in Singapore, he travels frequently around Asia and to the Middle East to share his views with both clients and the media. Steve is originally from the UK, but has lived in Asia, Africa and the Middle East for the past 15 years. He has a Masters from the University of Liverpool.