Rain Newton-Smith

CBI Chief Economist

Rain Newton-Smith is Chief Economist at The Confederation of British Industry.

Formerly, she was Head of Emerging Markets at Oxford Economics where she managed a large team of economists and was the lead expert on China.

Prior to this, Rain worked for nine years at the Bank of England. Her roles included working on monetary policy and forecasting for the Monetary Policy Committee. In 2004, Rain started a two-year secondment as an advisor to the UK Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC.

Rain has an MSc in Economics from LSE, focusing on international trade.

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02 February 2018

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