Julian Roche MA (Oxon.) MPhil PhD

Chief Economist

Julian joined Cavendish Maxwell as Chief Economist in January 2019. From an old real estate family in Ireland, his career as an Economist began with a first class honours degree in philosophy, politics and economics (PPE) at the age of 19, following which Julian was an Analyst with the UK Government. Julian later helped develop and launch the UK’s residential forecasting service with the firms that merged to become Global Insight. He subsequently developed derivatives in the City of London and established real estate futures contracts for what is now the International Commodity Exchange. He also ran a property development and management firm, before eventually serving as an international consultant and trainer to governments, central banks and notable firms including AXA, Citibank, DBS, Deloitte and Thomson Reuters. Julian fills his work-free time with academic pursuits; he holds several postgraduate degrees, including a PhD in international risk management policy, and holds the Licensed Conveyancer qualification. Julian has published many business and academic texts and articles, and is also a keen walker – especially fond of the Scottish Highlands