Chris is Managing Director and the Chief Economist at State Street Global Advisors in Boston. He is primarily responsible for forecasting and analysing economic events in the world’s major economies and for evaluating their impact on financial markets. Chris regularly briefs fixed-income and equity portfolio managers, as well as other corporate personnel on economic matters. He also frequently interacts with clients, preparing and delivering talks on the global economic environment.
Prior to his appointment at SSgA, Chris was a Director and Senior Economist at Warburg Dillon Reed (formerly UBS Securities) in New York. He has also worked at Midland Bank International in London, Data Resources in Lexington, Massachusetts, and Salomon Brothers, in both London and New York.
Chris holds a BA from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh (where he was class valedictorian), an MA from the University of Manchester, and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics.