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 mostly worked in its Markets area, in the division that implements monetary policy and provides liquidity insurance. He also contributed to the market intelligence program, gathering insights from the asset management and private equity industries as well as from UK inflation markets. He also served, for brief spells, in the Bank’s Financial Stability area and 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 programs, and was 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 the Centre for Complex System Studies of the University of Siena, where he studied and researched the financial fragility of economic systems. Brunello maintains a number of ties with academia: for example, he is a practitioner lecturer in finance at the London School of Economics and is part of the scientific council of Limes, the Italian Review of Geopolitics. 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, the 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.