Martin Barnes is the Chief Economist of BCA Research. He joined the research firm in 1987 and for 18 years, he was responsible for The Bank Credit Analyst, BCA's well-respected flagship service. His economic and financial insights are largely followed around the world. He is also recognized for providing market-leading research on a wide range of subjects, including economic and financial market analysis and forecasting. Barnes is regularly featured in the press and speaks frequently at global investment conferences.