Gregory Daco

Chief Economist, Strategy and Transactions, Ernst & Young, LLP

Greg leads thematic research on the global economy, central bank policy and fiscal policy. He uses econometric modelling to produce macroeconomic forecasts for a wide array of sectors. Greg conducts frequent briefings for CEOs, corporate boards, trade associations and policymakers. He also acts as an internal advisor to the EY executive leadership team.

Greg’s distinct approach to macroeconomics makes him a frequent contributor to the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron’s and other publications. He is also a regular guest of CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC and NPR.

Prior to joining EY, Greg was Chief US Economist at Oxford Economics where he led a team of high-caliber economists producing forecasts, analysis and research on the US and global economy. Before Oxford Economics, Greg was Director of US Macroeconomics at IHS Global Insight, now IHS Markit. He also worked in the Economic Affairs Department of the Belgian Embassy in Australia and the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the United Nations and World Trade Organization in Geneva.

Greg is the recipient of numerous forecasting awards, including the Consensus Economics Forecast Accuracy Award in 2019.

Greg is a member of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) and the American Economic Association. He is former Board Director of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), former President of the New York Chapter of NABE as well as founder and former President of the Boston Chapter of NABE.

He holds a Master of Arts in economics from Boston University, and a Master of Science in Business Management from Université de Louvain in Belgium.