Giles Keating is a managing director of Credit Suisse in the Private Banking Division. He is head of private banking research and also responsible for the research groups of asset management. He is also chair of the Global Economics and Strategy Group of Credit Suisse. Before joining Credit Suisse First Boston in 1986, Keating was a research fellow at the London Business School Centre for Economic Forecasting, where he built an econometric model of the UK financial system. He spent six years at the Confederation of British Industry, finishing as head of the Economic Forecasting Department. He has published widely in academic and general media on macroeconomics, financial markets, and public policy.