Simona Mocuta is the Chief Economist of State Street Global Advisors. In this role, she helps shape the team's views on key global economic developments and trends, produces forecasts and analysis for the G7 economies and key emerging markets, and presents these views to internal investment teams, clients, and the media. She is the lead author of the Weekly Economic Perspectives, produces thought leadership articles on a wide range of macroeconomic topics, and is a regular speaker at financial industry events. Simona is the current chair of the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association.
Prior to joining State Street, Simona led the Asia macroeconomic practice at IHS Global Insight, where she oversaw the team's long-term economic forecasts and risk assessments for Asian countries and led the enhancement of the China Regional Economic Service.
Simona holds a Master's degree in International Economics from Suffolk University in Boston, MA, and an undergraduate degree in International Economic Relations from West University of Timisoara, Romania.