Rajiv Biswas is Executive Director and Asia Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Markit. Mr. Biswas previously worked as Director for South-East Asia for The Economist Group. His previous experience includes working for UBS as Executive Director for Asia Pacific Country Risk and for the Royal Bank of Scotland as an international economist. He has also worked for an international organization, the Commonwealth Secretariat, as a Senior Economist in the International Capital Markets Department. His experience also includes working as a consultant for the United Nations and the Asian Development Bank. Mr. Biswas is a graduate of the London School of Economics, for the BS Econ.Hons. in economics, and received his MS and DIC from Imperial College at London University. Mr. Biswas has published widely on a range of economic, trade, and investment- related topics, with over 100 published articles. He frequently speaks at international conferences on the global and Asia Pacific economies, including at World Economic Forum and Euromoney events as well as at United Nations conferences. He regularly appears on international TV programs, including for the BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, Channel News Asia, CNN, and Al Jazeera TV. He is the author of Future Asia, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2013; Asian Megatrends, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016; and Emerging Markets Megatrends, published by Springer/Palgrave Macmillan in 2018.