Carlos Casanova
Senior Economist Asia

Carlos joined UBP in 2020 as Senior Economist, Asia. He leads UBP’s macroeconomic research in Asia and contributes to shaping our Asia investment strategy. He has more than ten years covering markets in Asia.

Carlos Casanova is Senior Economist, Asia at UBP. Based in Hong Kong, he leads UBP’s macroeconomic research in Asia and serves as a key link between the Asian investment teams and the global economic research. He is a key contributor to the global macroeconomic framework and supports the formulation of our Asia investment strategy.  

He was most recently Economist, Asia Pacific, at Coface where he was responsible for managing the company’s research on Asian economies. He has also served as Economist for the Spanish multinational banking group Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) in Hong Kong and the European Commission in Beijing.

Carlos holds an MA in International Economics from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a BA Joint Honours from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, English and Spanish.

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Insight 31.01.2023

Spotlight on Growth Momentum in Asia

With UBP’s Investment Outlook 2023 wrapping up its global roadshow, our Asia Senior Economist Carlos Casanova takes stock of the major macroeconomic events that marked 2022 in and around China and looks ahead to the landscape unfolding in 2023.