Simon MacAdam is the Deputy Chief Global Economist at Capital Economics. He joined the company in 2015 as part of the graduate scheme and has worked across the company covering the UK, commodity markets and global financial markets, before joining the Global Economics team in early 2017. He holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Durham University, and an MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Commodities Drop-In: China trade data and the commodities demand outlook
7th March 2024, 8:00AM GMT
How strong was Chinese commodities demand at the start of 2024? What do official growth and spending targets signal about demand over the coming year? Where will demand be strongest in commodities...
Global Drop-In: Geopolitics, shipping disruptions and supply chain risks
7th February 2024, 3:00PM GMT
Do maritime disruptions threaten a repeat of pandemic-era supply shocks? Should investors brace for an inflationary resurgence? Amid Houthi attacks on shipping and fears of escalating conflict in the…