Daniel Ahn

Daniel Ahn

Formal First Name

Daniel Ahn is Managing Director, Chief U.S. Economist, and Head of Macroeconomic Strategy at BNP Paribas. Prior to this, he was the Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of State. In this previous role, Ahn advised the Secretary of State and senior principals on a broad range of international economic and security topics relevant to U.S. foreign policy. His research focuses on international political economy, energy economics, and the economics of conflict and national security, particularly energy security and economic warfare. He is the author of multiple research articles, Congressional testimony, and a textbook.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Dr. was featured in Forbes Magazine as one of 30 under 30 in Finance
  • He is the recipient of both the Superior Honor Award and the Meritorious Honor Award for his work on the economics of national security from the U.S. Department of State.