Shamubeel Eaqub is an experienced economist who makes economics easy. He is also an author, media commentator and a thought-leading public speaker. He has over a decade of experience as an economist in Wellington, Melbourne and Auckland in leading international banks and consultancy.
He is on various boards of charities and commercial firms. He writes books in his own time on issues that matter to New Zealand and gives voice to the unheard. His books published include:
- Generation Rent (2015), co-authored with Selena Eaqub
- Growing Apart: Regional Prosperity in NZ (2014)
- The NZ Economy: An Introduction (2011), co-authored with Dr Ralph Lattimore.
- Once In A Lifetime: City-Building After Disaster In Christchurch (2014), contributing chapter
Shamubeel is currently on career break to be a full time dad and lives in Auckland with his wife and son. He grew up in Canterbury and holds a BCOM with Honours in Economics from Lincoln University.