Investec Economists

Phil Shaw

Lead economist

I head up the Economics team for Investec in London after joining in 1997. I am a regular commentator on the economy and financial markets in the press and on TV. I graduated with an economics degree from Bath University and a master’s in econometrics from the University of Manchester.

I started my career in the Government Economic Service at the Department of Energy before joining Barclays as an economist/econometrician.

Phil Shaw Investec Economist

Ryan Djajasaputra


I joined Investec in 2007 as part of the Kensington acquisition, before joining the Economics team in 2010. I provide macroeconomic, interest rate and foreign exchange analysis to Investec and its corporate clients.

I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from UWE Bristol.

Ryan Djajasaputra Investec Economist

George Brown


I joined the Investec London Economics team in 2017, providing economic advice and analysis for the company and its clients. Before joining Investec, I worked for the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), where I was responsible for the organisation’s flagship Industrial Trends Survey and acted as the economist covering China and India.

I graduated with a first-class degree in BSc (Econ) Economics at the University of Hull.

George Brown Investec Economist

Insights and analysis on the markets and the economy from the economics team at Investec