Dermot O’Leary, Chief Economist, Goodbody Stockbrokers
Dermot O’Leary is Chief Economist with Goodbody Stockbrokers, a position he has held since November 2004. He is responsible for the economics output of the research department. This role entails providing commentary and analysis for a large range of domestic and international clients through regular research reports and briefings. This includes in-depth research on the Irish housing market. He is also a member of the company’s asset allocation committee. During Ireland’s adjustment programme with the EU/IMF, he was a regular private sector participant in the missions. He is a regular contributor to economic debate in the domestic and international media (cited in the Financial Times, New York Times, Irish Times, among others) and author of a journal paper on deleveraging in Ireland. He has been the Number 1 Irish economist in the annual Extel awards for the past five years.