Neil Parker

FX Markets Strategist

Joined NatWest Markets


In current position



Neil is a London-based Market Strategist specialising in the economies of the G10, interest rate and foreign exchange markets. He offers his thoughts and opinions by regularly speaking at corporate events and seminars, hosting a regular monthly conference call for clients and attending client meetings. Neil is also the leading researcher and writer on all of these subjects for clients, including regular content features such as the FX Week Ahead, Monthly Strategy Economics and Market Update, FX Reuters Poll, and ad-hoc commentary around market-moving events.

Previous position at the company

1998 – 2000 UK & US Economist

2000 – 2010 FX & IRD Strategist


Neil graduated from University of Essex and holds a BA honours degree in Economics, and a master’s degree in International Economics.

Additional background

While working for the Bank, Neil has specialised in UK economic analysis, the US & Euroland economies, and also foreign exchange and interest rate markets. In this capacity he’s participated in a number of industry seminars / forums as a keynote speaker.

During his career, he has also worked closely with former MPC member Marian Bell on a research project studying inflation trends and interest rates markets. This research lead to the formation of the banking group’s Inflation Swaps trading business in the late 1990s.