Core Team

Founder and CEO
Sassan Ghahramani is Founder and CEO of SGH Macro Advisors, LLC, an exclusive macro-policy intelligence firm targeted to hedge funds and senior international financial policymakers. SGH Macro Advisors was founded in 2009 and is based in Greenwich, CT, maintaining affiliates also in Washington DC, Brussels, London and Tokyo...

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Chief U.S. Economist
Tim Duy, author of “Tim Duy’s Fed Watch” and Professor of Economics at the University of Oregon, joined SGH Macro Advisors as Chief Economist in 2021, a role in which he continues to produce the enormously popular Fed Watch under the SGH banner. Professor Duy received his B.A. in Economics in 1991 from the University of Puget Sound, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Economics in 1998 from the University of Oregon. Following graduate school, Tim worked in Washington, D.C. for the United States Dep...

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Director of Central Bank Policy Research
Regina Schleiger is a central bank expert known internationally for her experience and accuracy in providing predictive economic policy advice and political risk assessment. She joins SGH Macro Advisors as Director of Central Bank Policy Research to expand the firm’s central bank coverage across new institutions and jurisdictions, as well as to further enhance its existing US Federal Reserve and European Central Bank coverage...

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Market Strategist
Tracey Bennett’s career spans thirty four years in financial markets and policy analysis. She initially spent twenty years in London with Bank of America where she ultimately became head of the futures and options group before moving to UBS New York to head up the North America sales desk for Exchange Traded Derivative (ETD) products. Bennett then spent eight years at Medley Global Advisors working alongside Sassan Ghahramani managing the client strategy team and participating in policymaker...

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Managing Director
Rachel Roosevelt joined SGH with extensive Latin America experience. Prior to SGH she worked at Komercia, a think tank based in Guatemala designed to increase investment in Central America by providing political, social, and economic information to companies and institutions and by increasing trade flows in the region. Roosevelt then worked as a Cultural Coordinator for the Mexican Embassy in Guatemala...

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Consultant - Japan
Haruyoshi Mabuchi (Haru) is President of Bouquet de Fleurettes, an independent research firm based in Tokyo that follows the Japanese and global politics and economies and equity, fixed-income and foreign exchange markets...

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