Alex van Kemenade is a Principal in Economist Impact’s Asia practice, bringing two decades of experience working with clients in Asia. He leads the company’s China operations and is the head of the firm’s Economics and Data Science Working Group, which specialising in applying data-driven analysis to generate insights and solutions to critical policy and strategy challenges.
Alex’s public sector work includes advising governments and international organisations on issues spanning macroeconomics, trade, infrastructure, demographics and digital economy. His private sector area of expertise is in business intelligence, forecasting, strategy and analytics, covering sectors including retail, automotive, consumer-packaged goods and ICT manufacturing. He pioneered the use of geospatial analytics in Economist Impact’s work. He holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and speaks fluent Mandarin.
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