Robin Brooks

Managing Director and Chief Economist, Institute of International Finance

Robin Brooks oversees the IIF’s macroeconomic analysis and serves as part of the IIF’s senior management team. Previously, Brooks was the Chief FX Strategist at Goldman Sachs based in New York, where he was responsible for the firm’s foreign exchange forecasts and publishing international macro research. Prior to joining Goldman, Brooks was the FX strategist at Brevan Howard. Before joining the private sector, Brooks spent eight years as an economist at the International Monetary Fund, where he worked on the IMF’s fair value models for FX, published academic research, and participated in missions to IMF program countries. Brooks earned his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University in 1998. He earned a B.Sc. in monetary economics from the London School of Economics in 1993.