ING boosts emerging Europe economics and research team
ING has made two promotions and two hires within its economics and research teams in London, Warsaw and Moscow, to focus on emerging markets in Europe.
In its London office, Simon Quijano-Evans becomes head of Research and chief economist for Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa at ING on 1 May.
He will cover all of ING’s EMEA research on CEE, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and London.
Quijano-Evans moves from the research division of brokerage CA Chevreux, part of the Crédit Agricole Group.
He will report to Mark Cliffe, ING Group chief economist.
Reporting to Quijano-Evans when he begins, with a promotion effective immediately, is Agata Urbanska. She is now deputy head of Research, EMEA, also in London.
She will remain responsible for covering macroeconomics in EMEA, including Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Turkey, Ukraine, the Baltics and Balkans.
As part of her new role, Urbanska is now covering fixed income research.
In Warsaw, Mateusz Szczurek is also being promoted to chief cconomist for CEE on 1st April.
Alongside his existing Polish coverage he will work with ING’s local economics teams in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria, to improve ING’s coverage of the CEE region.
He will report locally to Przemyslaw Ciszecki, head of Financial Markets CEE, and functionally to Quijano-Evans.
ING also announced the appointment today of Egor Federov to its Moscow office as senior credit analyst for Russia. He joined ING from Bank of Moscow.
Federov reports locally to Niall Carton and functionally to Quijano-Evans.