Alexis Garatti holds a PHD in macroeconomics with a focus on “macroeconomic shocks and monetary unions”. He started as an economist in Natixis’ Research Department, working three years in Paris and two years in London. He first covered the UK and European Nordic economies and then focused on the US and Euro zone. He published “Why England lost”, a book analyzing the UK’s economic decline. In 2009, he joined Citic securities in Hong Kong as a Senior Global Macroeconomist and worked for Haitong Securities International, with a growing focus on China and Asia Pacific. He joined Taikang Asset Management in January 2015 as the Head of Global Economic Research, providing multi - asset analysis and strategic calls for a portfolio of gobal equity. He finally joined Euler Hermes as Head of Macroeconomics in October 2017.