Dr. Paul Gruenwald is the Chief Economist at S&P Global Ratings, leading the economic forecasting and research effort and serving as the primary spokesperson on macro-economic matters for the company.

Before joining S&P Global, Paul spent five years ANZ bank as the Asia-Pacific Chief Economist, where he was responsible for helping set and direct the economic research agenda as well as building the bank’s profile in the region.

Prior to that, Paul worked at the International Monetary Fund for nearly 16 years where he led the team producing their Asia-Pacific regional outlook, represented the Fund in Hong Kong SAR and Korea, was the deputy chief of the China division and worked on an array sovereign debt restructuring issues.

Paul has a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University in New York and a bachelor’s degree in Economics/Mathematics from the University of Texas.

Dr. Paul Gruenwald

Global Chief Economist, S&P Global Ratings


Day 2 | 4 December 2023 | Keynote session: ‘2024 Macro Is All About The Landing’