Tej Parikh is a Senior Economist in the IoD’s Policy Unit.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from University College London, and a Master’s degree in International and Development Economics from Yale University.
Prior to joining the IoD, he worked as an economic analyst at the Bank of England in roles across monetary and financial policy. Subsequently, he moved to Cambodia where he was a journalist focusing on economic and private sector development for a national newspaper. He has since been a freelance political risk consultant and journalist, covering Europe and Asia in particular.
He has published for numerous international media outlets including Foreign Affairs, the Guardian, and The Diplomat, and is currently an active member of London’s Great Debaters Club.