Business Outlook, Budget Monitor
Chris Martin, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics.
Chris is in charge of the Deloitte Access Economics’ forecasting and policy unit and is one of
Australia’s best known economists. A highly sought after commentator and presenter on
economic trends in both broadcast and print media, he is also the author of Business
Outlook, a leader in its field of macro forecasting, as well as the highly influential Budget
Monitor, an in-depth analysis of the Australian Federal Budget.
Investment Monitor, Employment Forecasts
Stephen Smith, Lead Partner, Deloitte Access Economics.
Stephen is the Lead Partner of Deloitte Access Economics, with responsibility for managing
the practice. He is a Partner in the Macroeconomic Policy and Forecasting Group and leads
Deloitte Access Economics’ trade forecasting work for the ports sector and the firm’s sales.
He has a deep understanding of the Australian and regional economies and has advised
clients on a wide range of macroeconomic policy issues in Australia and the Asia Pacific
region. He holds a Master of International and Development Economics, along with
undergraduate qualifications in economics, from the Australian National University.
David Rumbens, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics.
David is a macro economist with extensive experience in applied economic and quantitative
analysis of the Australian economy, along with considerable experience in labour market
Tourism & Hotel Market Outlook
Adele Labine-Romain, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics
Adele is a Partner at Deloitte Access Economics, where she leads their work in the tourism,
aviation and hotels practice. She has a deep understanding of the Australian tourism
landscape and has experience in policy and strategy development with both government and
industry. Prior to joining Deloitte, Adele held executive roles with Tourism Australia and with
the Tourism & Transport Forum. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of