Reinout De Bock

Head of European rates strategy at UBS

Reinout De Bock heads European Rates Strategy at UBS investment bank. He joined UBS in September 2023 from the International Monetary Fund, where he was covering global financial markets from London. Prior to that, he was chief economist at Pharo. At Pharo, he helped to shape global views in fixed income and currency markets and managed the economic research team. He was also a member of the investment committee of a high-conviction portfolio, together with a senior portfolio manager. Other work experience includes G-10 FX strategist at Lehman/Barclays (2008-09), and assignments in the National Bank of Belgium, the ECB, and the Federal Reserve. He holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University.