Saul Eslake has been Chief Economist of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) since August 1995. He has a first class honours degree in Economics from the University of Tasmania.
Prior to joining ANZ, Saul Eslake was Chief Economist (International) at National Mutual Funds Management (now part of the Axa Insurance group) and, before that, Chief Economist of the stockbroking firm McIntosh Securities (now part of the Merrill Lynch group) from 1986 to 1991. He is currently a member of four Federal Government advisory panels the Tourism Forecasting Council, the WTO (World Trade Organization) Advisory Group, the Trade Policy Advisory Council, and the Foreign Affairs Council.
Saul Eslake will be speaking on the changing terms of trade for farmers world-wide. A highlight of his presentation will be international trade developments and how these will impact on farm businesses.