Carlos CasanovaSenior Economist, Asia, Union Bancaire Privée

Carlos Casanova is Senior Economist, Asia at UBP. Based in Hong Kong, he leads UBP’s macroeconomic research in Asia and serves as a key link between the Asian investment teams and global economic research. He is a key contributor to the global macroeconomic framework and supports the formulation of our Asia investment strategy.  

He was most recently Economist, Asia Pacific at Coface, where he was responsible for managing the company’s research on Asian economies. He has also served as Economist for the Spanish multinational banking group Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) in Hong Kong and the European Commission in Beijing.

Carlos holds an MA in International Economics from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a BA Joint Honours from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, English and Spanish.