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Group Chief Economist, National Australia Bank.


As NAB’s Group Chief Economist, Alan Oster is a highly respected and much quoted commentator on Australian and global economic trends and policy issues.

Alan joined the Bank in 1992 from the Federal Treasury where he worked for 15 years - his special field being economic forecasting and monetary policy.

He grew up in Newcastle and graduated (with first class honours) in economics from Newcastle University. He also holds a Masters degree in economics from the Australian National University.

Immediately before joining the Bank, Alan was the Senior Adviser in Treasury responsible for economic forecasting and modelling. In 1987 he was seconded for nearly four years as Counsellor-Economic and Financial with Australia’s delegation to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris.

As Group Chief Economist, Alan is responsible for NAB’s global economic and financial forecasts. He is also a highly respected and much quoted commentator on Australian and global economic trends and policy issues.

Talking Points

Global & Domestic Economy

Alan has an approachable, engaging speaking style, able to provide a clear and accessible update of complex material. He will cover the global economy, impacts to the domestic economy moving on to an overall update of the Australian economy. The update will include all pertinent areas of the economy, such as GDP, interest rates, property, house prices, employment etc.

Current Economic Events

Alan will incorporate recent events and the subsequent economic impacts into his presentation, an example of this would be the economic impact of COVID-19 to the global and domestic economies.

Economic Forecasts

Alan will round out his presentation with his latest economic forecasts for Australia and the globe.
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