Luke Kawa

Luke Kawa

Formal First Name
Lucas (Luke)

Lucas Kawa is a Director at UBS Asset Management, a major investment management firm with a presence in 23 markets. He started his career as an Executive-in-Residence Intern at global think tanks and financial institutions in addition to writing for start-ups and blogs online. Prior to joining UBS in 2020, Kawa wrote articles on a broad range of asset classes for Bloomberg, with a macro focus on rates and volatility. He has also reported on market trends and individual equities for The Globe and Mail.

Professional Experience

Academic History


National Grid - Executive-in-Residence Intern

  • Initiated green strategies in both the Electric and Gas Departments.
  • Wrote business plan including industry analysis, strategies, and financial projections.

Goldman Sachs - Executive-in-Residence Intern

  • Drafted an operational infrastructure and support model for an equity sales desk in Beijing.
  • Communicated frequently with company executives, particularly in Global Operations.

The Equitable Trust Company - Deposit Services Representative

  • Processed new investment accounts in accordance with all industry regulations.
  • Initiated and wrote the procedure for a digital filing system.

Dukal Corporation - Executive-in-Residence Intern

  • Advised on the implications of healthcare reform.
  • Directed the creation of potential new product lines.

Business Insider - MoneyGame and Clusterstock Writer
  • Wrote articles on market movers and trends, profiles of the top families in finance, and overviews of macroeconomic conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to other verticals, especially Law and Politics.

Business in CanadaCo-Founder and Editor

  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of the digital publication.
  • Produced a minimum of three pieces per day on business, financial, and economic news of importance to Canadians.


  • Kawa makes frequent appearances on Bloomberg TV and Radio to discuss markets and the economy.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.
  • His articles have been quoted by the Wall Street Journal and Huffington Post.