Professor Joe Nellis CBE

Professor of Global Economy

Economics and Banking

Joe specialises in the analysis of business developments in a changing world, with particular expertise in global macroeconomics.


  • Business environmental analysis
  • Strategic thinking
  • Management development
  • The macroeconomy
  • The role of government
  • Technological impact
  • Societal trends
  • Demographics


Joe works with clients to analyse their business environment, formulate strategy and strengthen their management team. He has worked with UK and international companies, and consulted for central Government departments and public sector organisations.

Joe set up the economics research group at Cranfield and was jointly responsible for establishing both the Halifax and the Nationwide House Price Indexes. He is in demand as a conference speaker nationally and internationally, and has published a large number of books and articles on his topics of expertise.


  • Cisco Systems Ltd
  • Executive Change Group
  • M&S plc
  • Euromoney
  • Housing Plus
  • Housemark
  • MacIntyre Hudson LLP
  • HaysMacintyre LLP
  • Barlow Robbins LLP
  • WM Housing Group
  • University College London
  • Fujitsu
  • Integra ICT
  • MSI Global Alliance
  • Grunfos
  • Procter & Gamble
  • StarBev
  • Symphony IRI
  • Development 1st
  • Renault (UK)
  • Vodafone
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • Gazprom

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