Richard Yetsenga is Group Chief Economist and Head of Research at ANZ, based in Sydney. He leads the Bank's global research team, which focuses on Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
Richard joined ANZ in 2011 from HSBC in Hong Kong, where he was Managing Director of Emerging Market Strategy. Prior to his seven years at HSBC, Richard held economics roles with Deutsche Bank and the Australian Government.
Richard is a member of ANZ’s Institutional Leadership Team, the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia’s (CEDA) Board, the Business Council of Australia’s (BCA) Economic Policy Committee, and the Centre for Policy Development’s (CPD) 2035 Climate Initiative Roundtable.
Richard publishes on issues of broad economic relevance and regularly appears on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and other regional media. His work has been published by the Lowy Interpreter, and he is an editorial contributor to The Australian Financial Review, The Australian, The Wall Street Journal, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Singapore’s The Business Times and Japan's Nikkei.