CME Group , Senior Economist and Executive Director
Erik is the Executive Director and Senior Economist of CME Group. He is responsible for generating economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact upon those who trade in its various markets. He is also one of CME Group's spokespeople on global economic, financial and geopolitical conditions.
Prior to joining CME Group, Erik gained more than fifteen years’ experience in the financial services industry working for investment banks and hedge funds both in the United States and in France. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from St. Mary's College of Maryland and an M.A. in statistics from Columbia University. He is also a CFA Charterholder.