Anirban Basu, Ph.D. & J.D.

Chairman & CEO,
Sage Policy Group, Inc.
Governor Larry Hogan appointed Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission
Chief Economist :
Associated Builders and Contractors
Chief Economic Adviser :
Construction Financial Management Association

Session Information

9:40am – 10:10am
Theme: No Time to Buy: Pandemic, Prices, & Putin: What the Economy Has in Store for Us in 2022


Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm in Baltimore. In 2014, Maryland governor Larry Hogan appointed him Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission. Anirban also serves as the chief economist to Associated Builders and Contractors and as chief economic adviser to the Construction Financial Management Association. In 2007 and then again in 2016, Dr. Basu was selected by the Daily Record newspaper as one of Maryland’s 50 most influential people. The Baltimore Business Journal named him one of the region’s 20 most powerful business leaders in 2010. He holds four graduate degrees, including a JD and a PhD.