Gergely Hudecz is a Principal Economist at the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). He leads the work on global macro and European bond market analysis in the Economic and Market Analysis Division. He presents regularly to the ESM’s internal investment committee on the global outlook, and contributes to euro area monitoring.
Prior to joining the ESM in 2018, Mr Hudecz was Co-Head of Economic Research and Head of Country Analysis at Pharo, a macro-hedge fund, and served as an economist at Credit Suisse in London and Paris, covering emerging markets and euro area economies. He started his career at Budapest Economics, a research consultancy specialised in transition economics and structural change. He holds a PhD degree from the Corvinus University of Budapest, and spent time at IEP Science Po Paris and at Oxford’s St Antony’s and Nuffield colleges.
In addition to his focus on financial markets, Mr Hudecz has research interests in convergence, inequality, and the international role of the euro.