Piero Ghezzi

Managing Director, Head of Economics and Emerging Markets Research, Barclays Capital

Ghezzi is a managing director and head of economics and emerging markets research at Barclays Capital, based in London. He joined Barclays Capital in 2007 as head of emerging markets research. In October 2008, he also was appointed head of economics research globally.

Prior to joining Barclays Capital, Ghezzi was a managing director and co-head of emerging markets strategy and head of Latin America research at Deutsche Bank. Previously, he taught at Johns Hopkins University in the economics department and consulted for the Inter-American Development Bank. Between 1995 and 1996, he was a full-time adviser to the Peruvian Ministry of Finance.

Ghezzi received a PhD in economics from the University of California at Berkeley, an Advanced Studies Certificate (ASC) in international economics policy from the Kiel Institute of World Economics in Germany, and a BA in economics from Peru’s Universidad del Pacifico. He has published regularly in academic and market journals.