Nader Mousavizadeh

Nader Mousavizadeh is Partner and Co-founder of Macro Advisory Partners. From 2010-2013, Nader was Chief Executive of Oxford Analytica, the global analysis and advisory firm.

Nader Mousavizadeh is Partner and Co-founder of Macro Advisory Partners. From 2010-2013, Nader was Chief Executive of Oxford Analytica, the global analysis and advisory firm.

 

Previously an investment banker at Goldman Sachs from 2004-2009, he worked in the Financial Institutions M&A group in New York, and was latterly based in Europe with a number of global client relationships. Before entering the private sector, he served at the United Nations, as a political officer in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and in the Executive Office of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan from 1997-2003.

 

Elected a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, Nader is a widely published contributor to The Financial Times, The New York Times, and Foreign Policy, and is a foreign affairs columnist for Reuters. He is the co-author, with Kofi Annan, of Interventions: A Life in War and Peace. Nader graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, and was a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford where he received an M.Phil. in International Relations before obtaining an MBA from MIT as a Sloan Fellow at the Sloan School of Management. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Farm Africa.

David Claydon

David Claydon is Partner and Co-founder of Macro Advisory Partners. David leads the firm's analysis at the intersection of politics, markets and economics.

David Claydon is Partner and Co-founder of Macro Advisory Partners. David leads the firm’s analysis at the intersection of politics, markets and economics.

 

David has two decades of experience conducting this analysis in public and private sector roles, on both sides of the Atlantic: starting his career as a Legislative Assistant for Richard A. Gephardt, then Majority Leader in the U.S House of Representatives, he moved to Wall Street in 1993.

 

In the following 15 years he built businesses in sales and trading roles for J.P Morgan and Morgan Stanley. Between 2008 and 2010 David worked for the U.K Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs as Specialist Economic Advisor. In mid-2010 David returned to finance at UBS as head of Macro Trading Strategy in the Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities division. David is a fellow of the RSA, a Trustee of the IPPR and Great Ormond Street Hospital’s paediatric medical research charity. David holds a first class degree in Government from the University of Essex.

Mona Sutphen

Mona Sutphen is a Partner at Macro Advisory Partners. Mona joins the firm in New York after spending three years at UBS AG as Managing Director. Mona served as White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy from 2009 - 2011.

Mona Sutphen is a Partner at Macro Advisory Partners. Mona joins the firm in New York after spending three years at UBS AG as Managing Director, covering geopolitical risk and macro-policy trends. Mona served as White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy from 2009 – 2011.

 

From 2001 to 2008, she was Managing Director at Stonebridge International, a global strategy consulting firm advising multinational corporations and financial institutions.  Prior to Stonebridge, Mona was a U.S. Foreign Service Officer from 1991-2000, serving in the Clinton Administration on the staff of the National Security Council at the White House, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, the Office of the High Representative in Sarajevo, the State Department and at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok.

 

Mona is co-author of The Next American Century:  How the U.S. Can Thrive as Other Powers Rise. Mona is a member of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board (PIAB) and serves on the Boards of the International Rescue Committee and Human Rights First.  She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mona holds a BA from Mount Holyoke College and an MSc from the London School of Economics.