James Knightley is ING’s Chief International Economist and is based in New York. He joined the firm in London over twenty years ago and has been responsible for the banks’ coverage for both Western European and US economies during that time. His day to day role involves analyzing economic, market and political trends for the purpose of advising financial institutions, corporate clients and governments around the world.
He is currently heading ING’s North America macro and politics coverage and is frequently quoted and interviewed by global media. He has also been heavily involved in the Brexit process as the UK extricates itself from the European Union. James studied economics at Durham University, UK.