Chief Asia Economist
Bloomberg LP

Mr Tom Orlik is Bloomberg’s Chief Asia Economist based in Beijing. He leads a team providing in-depth analysis of Asia macroeconomic data and policies, and how they will impact financial markets globally. His personal research is focused mainly on China.

Previously, Mr Orlik was the chief China economics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, and China economist for Stone & McCarthy Research Associates. Prior to coming to China, he was an advisor to the UK Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund and policy analyst at the British Treasury. He is the author of Understanding China’s Economic Indicators, the definitive guide to working with China’s economic data.

Mr Orlik has a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree in English from University College London.