Robert Hughes joined AIER in 2013 following more than 25 years in economic and financial markets research on Wall Street. Bob was formerly the head of Global Equity Strategy for Brown Brothers Harriman, where he developed equity investment strategy combining top-down macro analysis with bottom-up fundamentals. Prior to BBH, Bob was a Senior Equity Strategist for State Street Global Markets, Senior Economic Strategist with Prudential Equity Group and Senior Economist and Financial Markets Analyst for Citicorp Investment Services. Bob has a MA in economics from Fordham University and a BS in business from Lehigh University.
Henrik Palmer grew up in Tyringham and graduated from Lenox Memorial High School in 2016. After initially intending to get a degree in Engineering, he is now a major in the College of Social Studies, an inter-disciplinary major covering History, Economics, Government and Philosophy, and he plans to double major in physics. Henrik attends Wesleyan University in Connecticut.