As Regional Director for Asia at The Economist Intelligence Unit, Duncan Innes-Ker heads up a team of analysts covering the region, including The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Access China service, forecasting regional developments in China. He is personally responsible for compiling economic and political forecasts for a number of countries, including China. He has helped to produce customized research and analysis on many topics, ranging from a long-term forecast of the outlook for Asia in 2050, through to the impact of China’s leadership changes in 2012-13.

Innes-Ker is a frequent commentator for news services such as the BBC and CNN. He often presents at conferences and has been invited to share his perspectives on Asia with a number of senior corporate executives, academics, and diplomatic officials.

Innes-Ker joined The Economist Intelligence Unit in 2005. He speaks Chinese, and has a Master’s degree in Pacific Asian Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and a B.A. in Chinese Studies from Oxford University. He was born in Hong Kong and raised in Asia. He first lived in mainland China in 1995, and was most recently based in Beijing from 2008 to 2011. He currently lives in Hong Kong.

Last Updated: July 20, 2017



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