Shamubeel Eaqub


Shamubeel Eaqub, BCom (Hons)

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.

Shamubeel lives in Auckland with his wife and son. He grew up in Canterbury and holds a BCom with Honours in Economics from Lincoln University.

Shamubeel provides economic consultancy on a wide range of business and policy topics, and is available for public speaking engagements.


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 Eaqub is the Keynote for the Green Property Summit 2019

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