Contributor Profile

Brian Pearce

Job TitleChief Economist

Company NameIATA

About

Brian Pearce is IATA’s Chief Economist.  The role of his team is to analyse the economic and policy landscape facing the airline industry, to provide credible economic analysis to guide and support IATA’s advocacy work. An economist with over 35 years of international experience in several industries, he is also a Visiting Professor at Cranfield University’s Department of Air Transport and a member of IATA’s senior leadership team.  He has been on panels of expert advisers for the UK Airports Commission, the UK Department for Transport and ICAO.  He was formerly director of the Centre for Sustainable Investment at the think-tank Forum for the Future, head of global economic research at the investment bank SBC Warburg in Tokyo and then London, and was Chief Economist at Ernst & Young’s economic forecasting consultancy.

Conference Sessions

  • The Long-run Evolution of Aviation Activity following the coronavirus pandemic

    Monday16:00 - 17:009 Nov 2020
    WTM Virtual Global Theatre

    The coronavirus pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on travel and aviation activity but a demand recovery remains likely once countries are able to ease ...

    • Language: English