Win Thin is a senior currency strategist with over fifteen years of investment experience. He has a broad international background with a special interest in developing markets. Prior to joining BBH in June 2007, he founded Mandalay Advisors, an independent research firm that provided sovereign emerging market analysis to institutional investors. Prior to that, Win was a vice president and international economist, covering major emerging markets in Asia and Latin America for Alliance Capital Management. He worked closely with portfolio managers to develop investment strategies. Before that Win Thin was a vice president and international economist covering emerging markets at HSBC. Earlier in his career, Dr. Thin worked at the US Treasury and Columbia University. Win received his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University in 1995, specializing in international and development Economics. He received an MA from Georgetown University in 1985 and a B.A. from Brandeis University 1983. His current research projects focus on developing and refining portfolio allocation tolls for institutional investors.