George Magnus is an independent economist and an adviser to UBS and other investment banks. He was the senior economic adviser to UBS Investment Bank in London from 2004 to 2012. He was the bank's chief economist from 1997 to 2004.
Mr. Magnus was the chief economist at SG Warburg from 1987 to 1995, and was later the chief international economist at UBS. Previously, he had worked at other major banks in the United Kingdom and the United States.
He is the author of The Age of Aging: How Demographics are Changing the Global Economy and Our World (Wiley, 2008) and Uprising: Will Emerging Markets Shape or Shake the World Economy (Wiley, 2010). He writes regularly for UBS. All his published work in the public domain can be found at georgemagnus.com.
Mr. Magnus received an MSc in economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and taught economics at Central London Polytechnic (now University of Westminster) and the University of Illinois.