Mehran Nakhjavani

Partner, Emerging Market Strategy

Mehran Nakhjavani is a partner and helped found MRB in 2010. He has extensive experience in investment research and investment management, specializing in emerging markets and oil-producing economies. Mr. Nakhjavani focuses on investment themes arising from the emergence of economies and financial markets outside the developed world. He works with clients to assist portfolio investment decisions primarily in emerging markets.

Prior to joining MRB, Mr. Nakhjavani managed emerging market and global equity portfolios at UBS Global Asset Management (1998-2008). He was also a minority owner and Managing Editor of BCA Research Inc., where he founded the firm’s emerging markets strategy service (1992-1998). Previously, he covered OPEC economics and finance with the Middle East Economic Survey, Financial Times and Economist Intelligence Unit.

Mr. Nakhjavani has an M.A. in Economics from McGill University and a B.A. from the University of Cambridge.


Partners

Phillip Colmar
Partner, Global Strategy

Phillip Colmar is a founding partner. He has extensive experience, both as a strategist and economist. Mr. Colmar focuses on global multi-asset investment strategy, trading opportunities, and ... View More

Mehran Nakhjavani
Partner, Emerging Market Strategy

Mehran Nakhjavani is a partner and helped found MRB in 2010. He has extensive experience in investment research and investment management, specializing in emerging markets and ... View More

Peter Perkins
Partner, Global Strategy

Peter Perkins is a founding partner. He has extensive experience, both as a strategist and economist. Mr. Perkins focuses on asset allocation issues and strategy, key drivers of the global economy and ... View More

Warren Smith
Partner, U.S. Strategy

Warren C. Smith is a founding partner. He has extensive experience as an investment strategist. Mr. Smith focuses on the U.S. and other developed markets and works closely with MRB clients to ... View More


Strategists & Senior Analysts

Amr Abdel Khalek
Strategist, Emerging Markets

Amr Abdel Khalek joined MRB in 2011 and specializes in emerging markets. Along with Mehran Nakhjavani, he is responsible for driving MRB’s house view on non-Asian emerging market economies and... View More

Prajakta Bhide
Strategist, U.S.

Prajakta Bhide joined MRB in 2017 and specializes in the U.S. economy, policy and asset markets. Her areas of expertise include business cycles, monetary policy, and macroeconomic modeling... View More

Santiago Espinosa
Strategist, Foreign Exchange & Absolute Returns

Santiago Espinosa joined MRB in 2010, and specializes in foreign exchange strategy and absolute-return investment ideas. He is currently responsible for ... View More

Frank Petrocca
Senior Analyst, Fixed Income

Frank Petrocca joined MRB in 2015, and specializes in developed market policy and fixed income strategy. Along side Phillip Colmar, he regularly contributes to the firm’s regional economic ... View More

Salvatore Ruscitti
Strategist, Global Equity Sectors

Salvatore Ruscitti joined MRB in 2011. He has extensive experience in both top-down and bottom-up equity research. Mr. Ruscitti is responsible for MRB’s global and regional equity sector views... View More