Economics & Strategy

Ian Williams joined Peel Hunt in January 2012. He has more than 20 years’ stock market experience and is the most highly regarded mid & small-cap equity strategist working in the UK today.

He produces a suite of regular economics & strategy publications: a flagship monthly publication; weekly market valuations and small cap index analysis products; daily morning notes and evening statistical small cap reports. Ian also puts together ad hoc notes on economics and small cap specific topics as well as macro and market commentary for corporate clients and contacts.

Ian consistently rates highly in surveys as voted for by key UK small-cap investors and has been the top-ranked individual for UK country analysis for the last nine years in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys. Ian has a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol.

Inflation heroes

In the UK, the rate of inflation will likely top 10% by the autumn, putting pressure on demand. We have looked across our coverage to identify companies and sectors we believe to be well placed to manage the current inflationary environment, as well as relatively insulated from a more subdued demand environment.


Ian Williams

Research analyst