Chief Economist, ADNOC
Edmund Rawle is Chief Economist of ADNOC Group, responsible for advising the Group CEO and ADNOC leadership on the threats and opportunities posed by the external environment. As Chief Economist of ADNOC, Edmund is also an advisor to the UAE’s Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology, and provides strategic advice on oil and gas to government entities across Abu Dhabi and the UAE.
At ADNOC, Edmund leads the Economics department, responsible for developing ADNOC’s long-term energy outlook and price assumptions used in business planning and project evaluation. He is also responsible for leading macroeconomic impact assessments of projects undertaken by ADNOC, and oil sector GDP forecasts for the UAE.
Edmund has held numerous economist positions throughout his career – mainly in the commodity space but also in finance and government policy. He has built a reputation for developing analytical capability – building out teams and quantitative systems to help senior management and clients better understand the risks facing their businesses.
Before joining ADNOC, Edmund spent 10 years at Wood Mackenzie as Chief Economist and Global Head of Oil Research. Prior to Wood Mackenzie, he headed CRU’s Econometrics team in London, responsible for developing price forecasting models for base metals and steel.
Before moving into commodities, Edmund held Senior Economist positions at HM Treasury and the UK Debt Management Office, where he briefed former Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. Edmund also served as an Economist at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, and the Home Office in London.
Edmund holds a Masters degree in Economics from Southampton University, and a Bachelors in Economics from The University of Birmingham where he focused on macroeconomic forecasting and econometric modelling. Edmund is also an Alumnus of the London School of Economics.