ICO Research Ltd, Woodford, London, UK

Company Reg No  8346191

GB VAT No  154 0429 32

Founder Brian Farthing – Managing Director

Mob  07890 322 589


BrianFarthingBrian has over twenty years’ experience working as a professional economist, during which time he has developed a strong track record of delivering bespoke research projects that provide clients with strategic and actionable insights into business operating conditions and investment environments. Brian is often called upon to provide a clear picture of current and expected social, political and economic trends, whilst highlighting major risk factors and potential opportunities to client projects. He is adept at offering forward looking qualitative and quantitative analysis, including reliable market sizing and growth trajectories, macroeconomic scenario building, investment appraisal and international benchmarking exercises.

Brian has delivered economic research projects for a wide range of private corporations, public institutions and national governments. He has a particular interest and expertise in countries and markets across Africa and the Middle East. Prior to establishing ICO research in 2013, Brian worked as a senior level economist with the market leading consultancy firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Economist Intelligence Unit in the UK, as well as holding a senior economist role in the UK government.

Brian has an MA in Economics from Manchester University and a BA in Economics from Liverpool John Moore’s University.

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