Alexis Garatti joined Euler Hermes as head of macroeconomic research in 2017. He oversees the macroeconomic research team and the production of economic analyses and forecasts. Prior to that, he worked for Taikang Asset Management as the head of global economic research, providing multi — asset analysis and strategic calls for a portfolio of global equity. Since 2009, he worked for various asset managers in Hong Kong, with a growing focus on China and Asia Pacific. He started his career as an economist in Natixis’ Research Department, working three years in Paris and two years in London. He first covered the UK and European Nordic economies, then focused on the US and Eurozone. He published “Why England lost,” a book analyzing the UK’s economic decline. He holds a PhD in macroeconomics with a focus on “macroeconomic shocks and monetary unions” from the University of Bordeaux.