Jens is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Emso Asset Management.
Before Emso, Jens was a Senior PM and Head of Sovereign Research at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) since 2014. Previously, Jens worked at the global macro hedge fund Moore Capital between 2008-2014 with roles in portfolio management and global macro analysis. Pre Moore, between 2007-2008, Jens was part of the Global Macro investment team at GLG Partners. He joined GLG from Deutsche Bank where he held senior research positions both in Emerging Market and Global FX Research. He initially joined DB in 2004 as DB's Chief Economist for EMEA and Head of Local Markets Strategy. During 2006/2007 Jens was part of DB’s top Institutional Investor/Euromoney rated FX research team in his role as Chief US FX Strategist focusing in particular on G10 and links with EM.
Between 1998-2004, Jens was an Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where he worked for the Research, Policy Development, Special Operations and International Capital Markets Departments. Jens also participated in the IMF's efforts to resolve several sovereign debt restructurings and currency crises across emerging markets.
Jens holds a PhD in International Economics and Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden and an MSc in International Finance from the same business school. He has taught Financial Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics and his written work includes articles in IMF Staff Papers, various Working Papers, IMF Occasional Papers, book chapters, etc. Jens is a member of the IIF’s Committee on Sovereign Risk Management and a frequent speaker at events hosted by the G20/Re-inventing Bretton Woods/Euro 50 Group/Eurohedge/Euromoney and a variety of official International Financial Institutions.