Dr. Amlan Roy is a Global Macro Researcher with 30+ years of experience across markets, policy advisory and academia. His new book published by Wiley in Jan 2022 was recommended by the Financial Times as one of the best new books in Economics. He was Head of Global Macro Research at State Street Global Advisors untill the 30th June 2021. Prior to SSGA, he spent nearly 19 years at Credit Suisse Investment Bank where his last position was a managing director.
He is a guest lecturer at the London Business School and a Senior Research Associate at the London School of Economics.
He was recently awarded a Honorary Fellowship of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries for his contributions to Retirement & Demographics Research
Dr. Amlan Roy is a global macro researcher across financial markets. He pioneered innovative approach to understanding demographics focusing on consumers and workers. His extensive teaching and applied research expertise allows him to connect and explain complex things very easily to anyone, regardless of their knowledge on the matter.
Due to Amlan’s vast experience, knowledge and reputation, he gets invited as a keynote speaker at prestigious global conferences.
Unconventional insights challenging myopic mainstream views.
Challenge descriptions of Normal and new Normal arguing that "Abnormal" or "Non-normal" is more statistically appropriate.
Amlan’s areas of research span: Macroeconomics, Asset Pricing, Portfolio Theory, Demographics & Retirement.
His research is innovative and pioneering in its perspective by connecting Global Demographics to growth, debt, asset prices, pensions & insurance, asset allocation and risk management sectors, allocation, health, migration and unemployment. He presents to a global client base (across 30+ countries) that includes fund managers, hedge funds, insurance companies, pension funds, SWFs, governments and central banks.
Prior to joining SGGA in 2017, over 1998-2016, he was with Credit Suisse developing their client franchise in Global Demographics and Pensions. He left Credit Suisse as MD and Head of Global Demographics Research.
Previously, as global EM strategist, he developed multi-country risk & allocation models used by clients, central banks, govt. treasuries. He also served as an expert on Financial Architecture/Crises Modelling at the Bank of England, IMF and UK Treasury. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 1998, Amlan spent over ten years in academia at Boston University School of Management, University of Iowa Business School and the University of London (QMW College and LSE). He had a distinguished university teaching career winning 4 teaching awards in 6 years at US business schools.
Amlan was named a UK ESRC Research Fellow, Ponders Fellow, a Boston University Doctoral Scholar, a Government of India National Scholar. Amlan has a M.A. and Ph.D. in Financial Economics (University of Iowa), an M.B.A. (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad) and a B.A. (Honours) in Economics with Maths (St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi).