Jeff is the economist for ASEAN, specialising in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines. His key research areas include international trade, regional growth and financial development across Asia. Based in Singapore, Jeff offers regional views to Standard Chartered’s local country clients, and on-the-ground country outlooks across the bank’s global footprint. He is frequently quoted in international and local newswires and media. Jeff joined Standard Chartered in 2007 as an International Graduate, with experience in cross-functional divisions. He holds an Honours degree in economics from the National University of Singapore, and a Master's degree from the London School of Economics.