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 assist them in portfolio strategy decisions. He is responsible for coordinating the MRB Weekly Macro Strategy Report.
Prior to forming MRB, Mr. Smith was minority owner and Managing Editor of BCA Research Inc. (1982-2009). He was a major contributor to the research and product development processes, and setting the investment strategy at BCA. He chaired the firm’s daily research and view meetings, and was responsible for the firm’s U.S. investment strategy. Since 1992, he has been an independent director of several North American mutual funds, as well as a member of various investment committees managed by leading global asset management firms and family offices.
Mr. Smith has a Masters of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, and BSc. (Math) from the University of British Columbia.
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 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 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 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
Amr Abdel Khalek joined MRB in 2011 and specializes in emerging markets (EM). Along with Mehran Nakhjavani, he is responsible for driving MRB’s house view on EM ex-China economies and financial assets... View More
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 joined MRB in 2010, and specializes in foreign exchange strategy and absolute-return investment ideas. He is currently responsible for ... View More
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 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