Meet the author
Based in Dubai, Marios oversees a team of economists across 13 different countries. Since he joined Standard Chartered in 2002, his career has taken him across the Bank’s franchises in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Prior to his current role, he was an Economist and Senior FX strategist in London. Marios was previously an econometrician in Cyprus, focusing on estimating fair value exchange rates before the country’s accession to the European Union. He is a board member of the Stern Stewart Institute in Germany and a member of the Strategic Foresight Community of the World Economic Forum. Marios has a BSc and an MSc in economics and finance from the University of Warwick.