Scott Haslem is a Managing Director and the Chief Economist for Australasia at UBS. He was rated the number-one economist in the 2005 through 2009 Australian BRW Equities Market Report. Scott heads the Australian economics team, which ranked number one in the Australian BRW Equities and Asia Money polls in 2006 and 2007 (and 2008 & 2009 for BRW Equities), with consistent top-three ratings in the Australian & European Greenwich Institutional surveys as well as in the Australian Fixed Income Insto Poll. Prior to joining UBS, he spent seven years working for the Reserve Bank of Australia, primarily in the economic activity and forecasting section. Scott holds an Honours degree in Economics and a Masters of Economics degree from the Australian National University.