Richard BarwellHead of Macro Research, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Richard is the Head of Macro Research at BNP Paribas Asset Management. In this role, he has responsibility for coordinating the work of the team in formulating alpha-generating investment views across all asset classes, promoting collaboration between investment teams, the BNP Paribas Asset Management brand and supporting the firm’s client base. He retains responsibility for coverage of macro and market developments in Europe.

Prior to joining our company in August 2015 Richard was a Senior Economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland, covering the Eurozone economy and ECB and before that, the UK economy and the Bank of England. Richard started his career at the Bank of England, where he worked for almost a decade, during which time he worked in a number of analytical roles, including in the teams that produce the Bank’s main macroeconomic forecasts and the Inflation Report.

Richard has 16 years of investment experience. He holds a BSc in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Nottingham, and an MSc in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics and a PhD in Labour Economics, both from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has published several textbooks on economic Policy.

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