Speaker Bios

James Sweeney

Head of Global Strategy, Credit Suisse

James Sweeney is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse, based in New York. He is the Chief Economist in Fixed Income Research, part of Credit Suisse's Global Markets division. In this role, he leads the US Economics team and co-heads the Global Strategy and Economics team.

James joined Credit Suisse in 2000, having previously worked as a political speechwriter.

James holds an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and a B.S. magna cum laude from Florida State University. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of New York, and is a John C. Whitehead Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association.