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Paul Gruenwald

Global Chief Economist
S&P Global Ratings
Dr. Paul Gruenwald is the Chief Economist at S&P Global Ratings, leading the economic forecasting and research effort and serving as the primary spokesperson on macro-economic matters for the company. ​ Before joining S&P Global, Paul spent five years ANZ bank as the Asia-Pacific Chief Economist, where he was responsible for helping set and direct the economic research agenda as well as building the bank’s profile in the region. ​ Prior to that, Paul worked at the International Monetary Fund for nearly 16 years where he led the team producing their Asia-Pacific regional outlook, represented the Fund in Hong Kong SAR and Korea, was the Deputy Chief of the China division, and worked on an array sovereign debt restructuring issues. ​ Paul has a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University in New York and a bachelor’s degree in Economics/Mathematics from the University of Texas.​