Andrew Sentance from PwC, Mark Gregory from EY and Ian Stewart from Deloitte have been recognised as one of the most influential of economists in the UK & Ireland. The Big Four economists have been listed in the UK Economists Power 100, a list published by City A.M.
UK Economists Power 100
The UK Economists Power 100 is a weekly updated list that contains the, at that time, most influential economists in the UK and Ireland. The top 100 aims at recognising the most inspiring social media accounts for people to follow and to learn from.
The list contains active users of Twitter and other social media, and is based on Klout scores. These scores are derived from their activity on Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Instagram, Foursquare, Wikipedia as well as Klout. Users can add themselves by hitting the ‘join’ button, after which their submissions is reviewed by the moderators of City A.M.
This week’s list is, just as last week’s, led by David McWilliams, who is an Economist at Globalmacro360.com. The second place is secured by the Head of the School of Economics, History and Politics at Kingston University Steve Keen. Jonathan Portes, Director at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, rounds out the top three.
The list of the 100 most influential people includes three economists active in the consulting industry. Andrew Sentance, Senior Economic Adviser at PwC secures the highest spot of the four and is found on #11. Chief Economist UK & Ireland of EY Mark Gregory is placed at #59 and Ian Stewart, Chief Economist and Partner at Deloitte, at #76.