Economist, Vice President
Global Economics and Markets Research
United Overseas Bank (UOB)
Barnabas joined the UOB Global Economics and Markets Research team in 2019 and is responsible for providing macroeconomic research focusing on Singapore and India. His daily research work includes the application of economic principles, market-based observations and financial tools to formulate statistically-based forecasts and to craft economic analysis.
Barnabas provides regular economic commentaries through local and international print and broadcast media.
Before joining UOB, he was an economist in a financial institution covering Thailand, Korea and Commodities. He also held research positions in the Prime Minister’s Office of Singapore where he performed risk assessments and horizon scanning roles in relation to policy-making.
Barnabas graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Economics from the National University of Singapore and also holds a Master of Social Science in Applied Economics from the Singapore Management University.