Senior economist, BNP Paribas Asset Management
Richard Barwell is a senior economist at BNP Paribas Asset Management. In this role, he has responsibility for promoting collaboration between investment teams and formulating alpha-generating investment views across all asset classes. Richard’s thought-provoking insights combine academic rigor, strong analytical skills and deep knowledge with an innovative approach to macroeconomic issues. He joined our company in August 2015 and is based in London.
Prior to joining us, Richard was a senior European economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland, Markets & International Banking, focusing on the eurozone and European central bank policy. Prior to that, Richard was a senior UK economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland, Global Banking & Markets, and a senior economist at the Bank of England, where his work covered UK forecasting, inflation reporting and labour markets within the Monetary Analysis team and risk assessment within the Financial Stability team.
Richard has 14 years of investment experience. He holds a BSc in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Nottingham, and an MSc in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics and PhD in Labour Economics, both from the London School of Economics and Political Science.