Timothy Ash Senior Sovereign Strategist, RBC Bluebay Asset Management

Timothy Ash is a senior sovereign strategist at RBC Bluebay Asset Management in London. 

He is also an Associate Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) on their Russia and Eurasia Programme as well as a Trustee at Crown Agents International Development (CAID). Tim has run Emerging and CEEMEA research at a range of international banks previously including Bear Stearns, RBS, ICBC Standard Bank, and Nomura plc. He has also worked as a sovereign strategist at ABN Amro, West LB/West Merchant Bank and Caspian Securities. In the mid-1990s Tim was an economist at the Economic Intelligence Unit, and worked as a development consultant in Emerging Europe, working in Ukraine, Russia, Poland and the Baltic states. He also worked as a research associate at Herriot Watt University and Exeter University researching the transition from plan to market. Tim has a Masters in Agricultural Economics from Manchester University. He has covered Turkey as a professional economist for over twenty years and writes extensively on the subject.