Chris Richardson

Partner of Access Economics, Leading Economist & Speaker

Chris Richardson is a partner of Deloitte Access Economics and one of Australia's best known economists. A leading macroeconomist, his expertise includes the Australian and global economies, Federal budget analysis and property, ageing and industry trends.

As the head of Deloitte Access Economics' forecasting and modelling unit, Chris' views on trends in the economy and their effect on business are regularly sought out by media.

Chris has worked with numerous private and public organisations over many years to provide tailored economic advice and assist with business planning. His guest speaker appearances vary from delivering keynotes to conferences for one of Australia's leading banking institutions, to participating in discussions with the Board of Directors for a major construction company. Every keynote address is tailored to meet the needs of the audience.

A respected commentator, Chris is the author of three regular publications: Business Outlook, Employment Forecasts and Budget Monitor.

Chris Richardson has enjoyed an extraordinary career at a national and international level. He has worked at the IMF, advising countries in the former Soviet Union and South America and he has worked at the Federal Treasury in Australia.

In 1988 Chris joined Access Economics, one of Australia's leading economic consulting firms, providing expert economic advice to business, government, industry groups and not-for-profit organisations.

The company's expertise in analysis, modeling and forecasting is unrivalled, developing an international reputation for integrity, quality and interdependence.

Client testimonials

Very stimulating and interesting presentation - the partnership enjoyed Chris's style and content.

Allens Arthur Robinson

The feedback we have received about the conference and your session has been outstanding - in fact a number of delegates rated your session as one of the top three highlights of the conference... we thank you for your support at the conference and look forward to continuing our relationship in the future.


Chris was well researched, an excellent presenter and very professional to deal with in the lead up to the conference.

The Steel Institute of Australia