Carlos Egea is Managing Director and the macro trading strategist for Morgan Stanley. He is based in London. He and his team cover global macro-economic and policy themes and their implications across asset classes. Prior to his current role he was the chief trading strategist for peripheral European countries and more recently for the European rates business.

Before joining the trading desk, Carlos was a strategist in Fixed Income Research covering European banks and macro strategy themes and a research associate in the European banks team in Equity Research where he focussed on investment banks. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2008, Carlos worked at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt and in New York for JPMorgan. He started his career at the Bank of Spain. Carlos is a graduate of CEU Luis Vives in Madrid and Columbia University Law School in New York City and a tenured staff member of the Bank of Spain. He is a member of the ECB’s Bond Market Contact Group and a Member of the Board of Bruegel, the Brussels based think-tank.