Lead Economist at construction market analysts Barbour ABI, with responsibility for providing detailed coverage of the UK economy with specific focus on the construction sector. Since joining Barbour ABI in 2013, Michael is responsible for providing monthly updates to clients and subscribers to Building magazine on the key economic, political and financial changes that impact the UK economy and construction. He also works with several major construction companies to help them understand the implications of market trends and macroeconomic changes for their business. Frequently quoted in the national media on the construction sector’s performance, Michael has also appeared on various media outlets including Sky News and the BBC.
With ten years experience in the built environment and property sectors, Michael formerly worked at GVA as an economist covering the residential and commercial property markets.