Richard Yetsenga is Chief Economist and Head of Research at ANZ. In this role, he leads the Bank's economic and markets research efforts, with a focus on Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
With more than 20 years of experience in Asian financial services, Richard joined ANZ in 2011 from HSBC in Hong Kong, where he was Managing Director and Global Head of Emerging Market FX Strategy. Prior to his seven years at HSBC, Richard held economics and markets strategy roles with Deutsche Bank and the Australian Government.
Richard publishes research on issues of broad relevance, including the resilience of a liberal global trading regime, the Aldi-isation of retail, India’s credible reform, what’s happening in the boardrooms of China and resisting the siren call of Australian infrastructure.
The ANZ Research team has been recognised with more than 30 top-three rankings in major industry surveys across Australia, New Zealand and Asia in the last five years, alongside numerous industry awards.
Areas of ExpertiseMedia - Macroeconomic outlook
Media - Financial markets; financial systems
Media - Industrial relations
Media - Demographics (population growth, migration, aging)
Media - Labour markets (unemployment, job forecasts)
Media - Public finance & fiscal policy
Conferences & Public Speaking - Macroeconomic outlook
Conferences & Public Speaking - Financial markets, financial systems
Conferences & Public Speaking - Industrial relations
Conferences & Public Speaking - Demographics (population growth, migration, aging)
Conferences & Public Speaking - Labour markets (unemployment, job forecasts)
Conferences & Public Speaking - Public finance & fiscal policy