NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Point72 today announced that it has expanded its economics team with the addition of Sophia Drossos as Economist and Strategist based in New York, and Soeren Radde as Head of European Economic Research, based in London.
Ms. Drossos will cover U.S. and global economic and policy developments, while Mr. Radde will analyze and forecast the euro area and UK economies. They join Point72’s existing team of economists, led by Head Economist Dean Maki, and also including Joy Yang, the Firm’s Head of Asian Economic Research based in Singapore.
“With Sophia and Soeren’s arrivals, we have significantly boosted our economic forecasting and analysis capabilities, adding to the support we offer our global teams of investment professionals at a time when macro factors are affecting asset prices perhaps more than ever,” said Mr. Maki.
Ms. Drossos has spent more than two decades as an economist and researcher. Prior to joining Point72, she served as Head of Research at Light Sky Macro and held similar positions at Thiel Macro and Element Capital Management. Previously, she was Co-Head of Currency Research at Morgan Stanley, as well as a Senior Investor in the bank’s Global Macro and Asset Allocation division. Earlier in her career, Ms. Drossos was the Chief Dealer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where she oversaw and planned open market operations and provided financial market analysis for Federal Open Market Committee and U.S. Treasury officials. She began her career as an …