Ross Walker

Chief UK Economist

Joined the company


In current position

July 2016


Mr. Walker is Co-Head of Global Economics and Chief UK Economist for NatWest Markets’ Global Desk Strategy team. His principal responsibilities are macroeconomic forecasting and central bank policy analysis.

Previous position at the company

Up to June 2016 Mr Walker was a Senior UK Economist, Independent Research.


Mr. Walker has a degree in Economics & Politics from the University of Manchester.

Additional background

Ross was ranked the #1 UK economic forecaster in The Sunday Times and Consensus Economics in 2015 and by Reuters and Consensus Economics in 2016. Prior to joining RBS in 1998, Mr. Walker worked as a Researcher for the President of the Board of Trade. Mr. Walker regularly contributes to surveys by the Bank of England, HM Treasury and private polling organisations. He joined NatWest Markets on the graduate training programme.