Lena Komileva is a City economist with a long-established track record in financial, macro-economic and policy analysis. Ms. Komileva is Managing Director of G+ Economics Ltd, an international market research and economic intelligence consultancy based in London established in 2012. She was previously Senior Vice President and Global Head of G10 Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman, a private US custodian bank, and Director and Global Head of G7 Market Economics at Tullett Prebon, the No1 Broker for Currencies in the Risk Magazine’s institutional rankings and the biggest government bonds broker in Europe. From the position of a top-down macro-economist and with 15 years of experience in the heart of global capital markets, Ms. Komileva writes on a variety of economic themes related to US, Euro area and UK fundamentals, policy, financial markets, capital flows and systemic links in the global economy. She was among the very first to argue the global implications from the securitization crisis in the summer of 2007, including the dislocation of money markets, next-to-zero G7 monetary policy rates, the Great Recession and the new role for public capital in the functioning of financial markets with the worrying side effects of long-term public debt sustainability and global financial inflation pressures. Her product expertise lies in foreign exchange, money markets and government debt, while monitoring and analysing relationships with other markets such as volatility, credit derivatives, equities, commodities and emerging markets. Ms. Komileva is a frequent contributor to the quality financial media and is regularly invited to speak at international industry forums. She graduated with an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 1997.