Holger Schmieding is Chief Economist at Berenberg Bank.
Dr. Holger Schmieding is Chief Economist at Berenberg Bank in London. Before joining Germany's oldest private bank in October 2010, he was chief economist for Europe at Merrill Lynch, Bank of America and at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch in London.
Having studied economics in Munich, London and Kiel, he holds a doctorate from the University of Kiel, in Germany. Before taking up his first role as financial market economist in 1993, he worked as a journalist at "Westfälische Nachrichten" in Germany, as head of a research group on East anc Central Europe at the Kiel Institute of World Economics, and as a desk economist at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.