Richard Barwell is Head of Macro Research at BNP Paribas Asset Management. He is responsible for promoting collaboration between investment teams and formulating alpha-generating investment views across all asset classes. Richard joined our company in August 2015 and is based in London. Prior to joining us, Richard was Senior European Economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland, Markets & International Banking, Senior UK Economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland, Global Banking & Markets, and a Senior Economist at the Bank of England. Richard has 16 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.