Brian Lawson

Global Economic Consultant

Brian Lawson specializes in the Eurozone crisis, fixed income and global commodities. He also focuses on political and violent risk developments in Spain and Portugal. Brian joined IHS through the acquisition of Exclusive Analysis, where he had worked since 2010. Prior to joining Exclusive Analysis, Brian was Head of International Debt Syndicate at Nomura, having served as COO of the Global Markets Division. Prior to Nomura, he was Head of Global Fixed Income at ABN AMRO for two years.

Earlier in his 31-year investment banking career, Brian also worked for Deutsche Bank AG and Morgan Grenfell and Co. Limited in several senior roles. Brian is a Senior Adviser to the International Capital Markets Association, having served previously as a board member of the association for the maximum six-year term and he remains a member of its disputes panel. He is a member of the IHS Global Forecast Committee. Brian currently lives in Valencia, Spain and visits London regularly.

Brian received an MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge.