PwC , chief economist
John Hawksworth is an economist who specialises in macroeconomics and public policy issues. He is Chief Economist in PwC’s UK firm and editor of our Economic Outlook and World in 2050 reports. He has played a leading role in our economic research on global megatrends, labour markets, housing, the impact of AI and automation, Brexit, pensions and ageing populations, good growth for cities and the public finances. He has carried out economic consultancy assignments for a wide range of public and private sector organisations over the past 30 years in both the UK and overseas.