Julian Brigden

Julian Brigden

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Julian Brigden is the Co-founder and President of Macro Intelligence 2 Partners, a global macroeconomic research firm serving the world's largest investment banks and wealth managers. At MI2, Julian leads a team of research and market professionals that publishes macroeconomic research that is both ahead of market consensus and timely. In addition, he is a trusted advisor to many top money managers who use MI2’s research to guide their investment process. Julian is a recognized expert in exploring correlations in the economy and financial markets. With over 30 years of experience in the financial markets, Julian has held several positions in the market where he consulted to institutional investors and hedge funds. Throughout his career, he has been featured on many big media outlets, discussing macro research topics that are driving prices in global bonds, equities, commodities, and currencies.

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  • A global macro strategist, his primary focus is exploring trading opportunities inherent to macroeconomic and policy-related developments.

  • He has extensive experience with macro data analysis, broad fixed income, equity market and currencies.

  • He is skilled at exploring correlations in the economy and financial markets vital to a vast array of investment decision-makers.


  • Julian was Managing Director of the G7 Client Team at Medley Global Advisors, a leading macro policy intelligence firm.

  • At Medley Global, he managed worldwide marketing to macro hedge funds, real money managers and proprietary trading desks.

  • He served as North American Head of Hedge Fund Sales at Credit Agricole, responsible for FX, fixed income, and commodity hedge funds.

  • He worked in London, Zurich, and New York at UBS, Lehman Brothers, HSBC, Drexel, Credit Suisse, and Salomon Brothers.


  • Julian's research on EM, QE, Oil, Bubbles, global FX, and liquidity has been featured in several publications.

  • His insights has been featured on Bloomberg, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Barron's.

  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision and 2021 Real Vision Festival of Learning.