Chief Economist, CommSec

Craig James is the Chief Economist, CommSec, interpreting ‘big picture’ economic and financial trends for customers, clients and staff. 

CommSec is known for innovative, ‘user friendly’ reports including State of the States, the CommSec iPhone Index and CommSec Home Size report. 

As well as providing presentations to staff and clients and commentaries on financial and economic trends, Craig appears regularly in the electronic and print media. 

Craig has worked in banking, finance and journalism for around 40 years and holds both Bachelor and Master degrees in Commerce (Economics).  

Both degrees were undertaken at University of NSW. 

Craig is an Adjunct Professor at Curtin Business School in Perth. 

Outside of work, Craig's chief interests include Masters athletics - or, basically, sprints.


Craig James