Marcel Thieliant is Capital Economics’ Head of Asia Pacific. Marcel runs our Australia and New Zealand Service as well as our Japan Service from our Singapore office. Marcel joined Capital Economics in June 2013. Previously he worked for six years at Credit Suisse Private Bank, covering Asian and European economies. He has a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of St. Gallen and is a CFA charterholder. Focus Economics named Marcel the #1 Overall Forecaster for both Australia and New Zealand in 2020 and again in 2021. Marcel also won the Consensus Economics 2020 Forecast Accuracy Award for Australia and the Consensus Economics 2019 Forecast Accuracy Award for New Zealand.