Yael Selfin

Vice Chair and Chief Economist

KPMG in the UK

Yael is Vice Chair and Chief Economist at KPMG in the UK. She advises clients on the global economic outlook and its impact on their strategy.

Her experience spans private sector clients across a wide range of industries and geographies, as well as public sector bodies. Her research looks at the impact major shocks, as well as new technologies, could have on the economy and on individual businesses. She has also written about productivity disparities across regions and ways to support weaker regions.

Yael is a regular commentator on economic issues in the media. She won City A.M. Analyst of the Year award in 2016 for the research she published on the outlook for interest rates, global trade and equity markets and was named one of the City’s 100 most influential women, as well as named one of Cranfield School of Management’s Women to Watch in 2022.

She is a Fellow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, member of the Council of Management of SUERF and a Board member of NABE.  

Prior to joining KPMG in 2014, she worked at PwC for 15 years where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant and built a macroeconomics consulting business, and at two boutique consultancies. She studied Economics at UCL and LSE in London.

  • Economics
  • Financial Services
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Infrastructure
  • Private Equity
  • Private Equity Houses
  • Strategy
  • Tax
  • Transfer Pricing