About

Catherine Connolly is the founder of economicsense, a specialist economics training provider. Catherine is also on the Council of the Society of Professional Economists, and teaches policy economics at Leeds University.

Catherine has worked on a wide range of economic topics across the public and private sectors, covering macroeconomic forecasting, globalisation and cost-benefit analysis, including working on the 2018 edition of HM Treasury’s Green Book.

Prior to setting up economicsense, Catherine was in the British Civil Service where she was a member of the Government Economic Service and the Senior Civil Service. She worked at HM Treasury, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), and at the former Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). She has also worked for Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, the New Zealand Treasury and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Catherine studied at Otago University in New Zealand, where she gained a post-graduate honours degree, specialising in macro-economics.

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