Brunello Rosa is CEO and Chief Economist at MacroGeo. Before co-founding this new venture, he was co-Head of Research and Managing Director for Developed Markets, G10 Rates and Currencies at Roubini Global Economics. Brunello joined RGE from the Bank of England, where he had mainly worked in its Markets area, in the division that implements monetary policy and provides liquidity insurance. He also contributed to the market intelligence programme, gathering insights from asset management and private equity industries as well as from UK inflation markets. He also briefly served in the Bank’s Financial Stability area and its Centre for Central Banking Studies. Previously, he worked as a macroeconomist and fixed income strategist with a focus on Europe at IDEAglobal, a market intelligence company. In these various capacities, he appeared on Bloomberg, Reuters and CNBC TV programmes, and had been quoted by a variety of media outlets.
Prior to joining the private sector, he was a research assistant at the Financial Markets Group of the London School of Economics, where he also taught classes in finance. Brunello started his career as a data analyst at the Department of Economics and as a research fellow at Siena University’s Centre for Complex System Studies, where he studied and researched the financial fragility of economic systems. Brunello maintains a number of ties with academia and, for example, is a practitioner lecturer in finance at the London School of Economics and honorary research fellow of the Department of International Politics and the City Political Economy Research Centre at City, University of London. Brunello is also a member of several organisations, such as Chatham House (The Royal Institute of International Affairs), the Institute of Directors and the International Institute of Strategic Studies in London, and the scientific committee at Limes, the Italian Review of Geopolitics, in Rome.
In 2014, Brunello was awarded a prize by the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the UK for his "outstanding contributions" to the development of business ties between the UK and Italy, including his articles and events with Raffaele Cantone, president of Italy's Anti-Corruption Authority. Brunello holds a master’s degree in finance and economics from the London School of Economics and a laurea cum laude in economics from the University of Siena in Italy.