David FaulknerEconomist | Global Research | HSBC Securities (South Africa)

David Faulkner is South Africa economist for HSBC based in Johannesburg. He joined HSBC in August 2013. Prior to this he was a senior policymaker for the South African National Treasury‎, heading up the team responsible for macroeconomic policy and analysis and contributing extensively to the budget and policy development, particularly around the issues of economic growth and labour markets.

In recent years David has ranked in the top three for South Africa research in the annual Extel Survey of global asset managers (1st in 2017 and 2nd in 2019), he was the 2016 Thomson Reuters South African Economist of the Year, and has regularly featured in the top three economists in the Focus Economics Awards for the accuracy of his forecasts across a range of economic variables.

David holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Southampton and BSc in Economics from the University of Nottingham.

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