Head of Macro Research – Americas
Standard Chartered Bank
Mike oversees economic research for the Americas, based in New York. Mike previously covered EM currency strategy for Latin America and Asia, earning back-to-back #1 Latin American FX forecasting rankings for both 2012 and 2011, based on Bloomberg’s official data, including #1 in the Brazilian real and Mexican peso in 2011. He was awarded a #1 ranking for the Colombian peso and #2 for the Brazilian real and Chilean peso for 2009. Prior to New York, he was a Senior Regional Economist based in Hong Kong, responsible for Asian macroeconomics from 2001-2006.
Mike holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Cambridge University. He is a member and participant at a number of business organisations, including British American Business and the Emerging Markets Trade Association (EMTA) in New York and the Hong Kong, American and British General Chambers of Commerce in Hong Kong. He makes media appearances on Bloomberg and CNBC, among others.
Profile as of 3/31/16