BNY Mellon IM hires government Brexit adviser as first chief economist

Shamik Dhar joins from Foreign Office

Chief economist at BNY Mellon IM Shamik Dhar

Chief economist at BNY Mellon IM Shamik Dhar

BNY Mellon Investment Management has hired Shamik Dhar for the newly-created role of chief economist, responsible for conducting proprietary research and analysis, in order to develop economic commentary.

Dhar (pictured), who will join on 1 October from his role as chief economist in the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will act as the firm's primary spokesperson on global macroeconomics, geopo...

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