Jo Masters is the Chief Economist of Barrenjoey Capital Partners, an Australian financial services firm. She focuses on trends across the economy and financial markets and has been a highly regarded part of the economic debate in Australia for 25 years. Jo is passionate about the role of economics in shaping the world, and aims to provide insights that help clients succeed. Her views are regularly sought by Australian and international media. Her career started in banking and financial markets, with 14 years at Macquarie Bank in various roles in economics and foreign exchange, before moving to ANZ. Most recently, Jo was the Chief Economist for EY Oceania. She is a member of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia’s (CEDA) Council on Economic Policy, as well as an Executive Member of the Australian Business Economists and sits on the Advisory Board of the Financy Women’s Index.