The Central & Eastern European Forum 2016

Marcus Svedberg

Chief Economist

East Capital


Marcus Svedberg is chief economist at East Capital, an independent asset manager specialising in emerging and frontier markets. Marcus is responsible for macroeconomic and political analysis as well as risk assessments with a special focus on Eastern Europe. He travels extensively in the region, interacts with policymakers, analysts and market participants. Marcus is also a regular commentator in international media, such as FT, Bloomberg, Reuters and CNBC. Before joining East Capital in 2007, Marcus was chief analyst at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, a think tank focusing on the economic and political development in Eastern Europe. He has written extensively on these subjects for governments, international organisations and the private sector. Marcus has also worked for the Swedish Trade Council and Kreab as well as for a number of research institutes across EMEA. He has a masters degree in political economy from the London School of Economics.


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Tue 19 - Wed 20 Jan 2016

The Hilton Vienna, Vienna