Chief US Economist, Nomura
Lewis Alexander is Head of Fixed Income Research and Chief U.S. Economist at Nomura, Asia’s global investment bank. Prior to joining Nomura in 2011, Mr. Alexander served as a Counselor to Secretary Geithner working on range domestic financial issues. He also led the initial effort to establish the Treasury’s new Office of Financial Research (OFR) and he now chairs the OFR’s Financial Research Advisory Committee.
Prior to that, Mr. Alexander worked for Citigroup, first as the Head of Emerging Market Economics and later as Citi’s Chief Economist. Before joining Citigroup he worked for 10 years in the Division of International Finance of the Federal Reserve Board, lastly as Deputy Director. He previously served as Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Mr. Alexander has a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University.