Lee is Chief Economist at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation. Lee is responsible for developing and communicating the organisation’s policy thinking to its members, the media, the government and other key policy formers. She leads EEF work on the economy and industrial policy, dealing with macroeconomic issues and matters relating to productivity and manufacturing competitiveness. Lee also co-ordinates EEF work on policy issues including investment, tax, innovation, and infrastructure, and oversees its economic forecasting.
Before joining EEF, Lee worked as an economic adviser to the Scottish National Party in both the Scottish Parliament and the House of Commons.