Jim Power is Chief Economist for Aviva Ireland. He was previously Treasury Economist at AIB (1987-1991 ), Chief Economist at Bank of Ireland Group (1992-2000 ) and Chief Economist Friends First Group (2000 to 2018).
He is owner manager of Jim Power Economics Limited, an economic and financial consultancy. The company carries out consultancy projects, public speaking, and training for a variety of public and private sector entities. He is Chairman of Love Irish Food. He is a member of the Institute of Directors in Ireland.
He is a graduate of UCD and holds a BA and a Master of Economic Science Degree. He lectures part-time on the MSc Management and the MBA at Smurfit School of Business, UCD.