Uwe Bott

Uwe Bott is Senior Editor at The Globalist. [New York/United States]

From 1996 to 2001, he was managing director and head of country risk at the Structured Finance Group (SFG), a unit of GE Capital Services. Before that, Mr. Bott was senior analyst at Moody’s Investors Service, covering the creditworthiness of more than 30 countries and a number of financial institutions.

Throughout his career, he has provided consulting, research and thought leadership services as an advisor to large financial institutions, corporations and governments to help them improve their political, economic and financial risk management techniques and practices.

Uwe has worked with political and corporate leaders, central bank governors, financial institutions and think tanks in altogether more than 60 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He has been a contributor and editor of several books dealing with issues covering the global economy and international finance.

Mr. Bott also worked for nearly ten years in the financial services industry focusing on key infrastructure and vulnerability issues. During that time, he served as Managing Director for Systemic Risk at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, and as senior advisor for CLS Bank, which settles foreign exchange transactions and operates the largest payment system in the world.

He received degrees in law and economics from the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg, Germany. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Georgetown University. He is based in New York.

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