Sassan Ghahramani is founder and CEO of SGH Macro Advisors, LLC, a macro-policy advisory firm for hedge funds, asset managers and international financial policymakers based in New York, with affiliates in Washington DC, Brussels, London and Tokyo.
Prior to that he was President and CEO of Medley Global Advisors, a policy research firm now owned by the Financial Times, and before that was an investor and foreign exchange trader at various financial institutions, including AIG, Lehman Brothers, Chemical Bank, and UBS in New York, where he was head of spot foreign exchange trading.
Ghahramani was born in Tehran, Iran in a diplomatic family and spent his childhood in Canada, Russia, Iran, and Spain, where he attended the Anglo-American School of Moscow, Tehran International School, and American School of Madrid. He moved to the United States to attend Brown University, where he obtained a B.A. in International Relations, enrolled at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government Master in Public Policy Program, and switched to New York University where he obtained an MBA in Finance.
He has been quoted and interviewed by numerous national and international media outlets and currently resides in Greenwich, CT.