Neal Soss

Managing Director & Vice Chairman, Investment Strategy and Research, Credit Suisse

Neal M. Soss is a Managing Director and the Vice Chairman of Investment Strategy and Research in the International Wealth Management division, and is based in New York.

Prior to joining the bank in 1984, Dr. Soss was with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. As a Vice President, his responsibilities included bank supervision and foreign relations. During a two-year leave from the Fed, he was assistant to Chairman Paul A. Volcker of the Federal Reserve Board. Dr. Soss' experience in Washington also includes two years as Director of the Banking Research and Economic Analysis Division in the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Dr. Soss also has held various positions in New York State government, including three years in the New York State Banking Department as both deputy and first deputy superintendent of banks. As Chief Economist in the office of Secretary to the Governor during the Carey administration, he acted as liaison between state economic regulation and promotion agencies and the Governor.

Dr. Soss received his BA, summa cum laude, in Economics and Spanish from Williams College and both his MA and PhD in Economics from Princeton University.