Charles Myers, Chairman of Signum Global Advisors, has over 20 years of US political and electoral experience advising candidates in Presidential, Senate, House of Representatives, Gubernatorial and Mayoral races, including Hillary Clinton for President 2016. He also has 25 years of experience in global financial markets.
As Chairman, Charles works with financial institutions and multi-national businesses to anticipate and assess policy agendas and announcements. Areas of expertise include US foreign policy and the implications of the Biden presidency in the US, Europe and Asia. Charles also forecasts global trade policy and energy dynamics.
Formerly Vice Chairman of Evercore ISI, he was the Founding Partner & Head of the Institutional Equities business. Prior to that, Charles served as Global Head of Equities and Board Member at Fox-Pitt, Kelton. Charles has a BA from Amherst College in Massachusetts and a post-graduate M. Phil degree from Cambridge University in England.
Jason Press, Senior Partner, is global head of sales and client services for Signum Global Advisors. With more than 20 years in global markets, he works with a wide variety of financial institutions and corporations providing insights and forecasting how political and global macro developments affect investment portfolios and business strategies.
Jason was a senior member of political risk advisor Eurasia Group. Previous to that, he worked in emerging markets investment strategy at Citigroup and Goldman Sachs in New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, and São Paulo. Before entering the financial sector, Jason worked in Washington, DC with Republican policymakers from Kansas.
He is an active member of several industry associations including the CFA Institute and the Society of Quantitative Analysts. Jason holds a BA degree from Tufts University and a Master’s degree in international finance and banking from Columbia University (SIPA).
Anna Rosenberg, Partner and head of UK / Europe at Signum Global Advisors, advises institutional investors and executives of multinational companies in managing their global market portfolios. She helps senior executives better plan for and respond to political and economic forces outside of their control.
Prior to Signum Global, Anna worked as Director of Global Management Insights at Frontier Strategy Group and also headed the firms’ Sub-Saharan Africa research practice. Previously, Anna worked as Head of Research for IC Publications, where she was in charge of putting together major investment conferences with a focus on emerging markets.
Her work is often featured in Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, BBC and CNBC. Anna is also a Visiting Scholar at the London Institute of Banking and Finance and a BBC Expert Woman. Anna holds a Master’s degree with Distinction from the SOAS, University of London.
Andrew Bishop, Partner and global head of policy research at Signum Global Advisors, is an established political analyst with an established track record of advising institutional investors, corporates and governments on political risks in developed, emerging, and frontier markets. Andrew is also head of Signum’s Washington, D.C. office.
Andrew joined Signum from Eurasia Group where he served as Deputy Head of Research and was also a Director in the firm’s Global Macro practice. Prior to that, Andrew was a senior manager in the World Economic Forum’s strategic foresight and risk analysis unit, during which he regularly participated in the organization’s annual meeting in Davos.
Andrew is Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and actively participates in the Munich Security Conference leadership program. He received his master’s graduate of the London School of Economics and ‘SciencesPo. Paris’ and was a fellow at the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C.
Lew Lukens is Senior Partner in London for Signum Global Advisors. He previously served for 30 years as a US Foreign Service officer, representing the US overseas across five administrations and five continents.
Among his many assignments, Lew served as US Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau, Deputy Executive Secretary for Secretary Hillary Clinton, Senior Director at the National Security Council working for Dr. Condoleezza Rice and President Bush, and US Consul General in Vancouver. Most recently, Lew was the Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in London.
Lew also worked in Baghdad, Dublin, Sydney, Abidjan, and Guangzhou, as well as multiple tours in Washington. At the National Security Council, he helped to coordinate the US government response to the 9/11 terror attacks.
Lew has an AB from Princeton University. In 2002 he was selected by the State Department and Princeton for a John Weinberg Fellowship and received his MPP from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Seb Dance has nearly 20 years’ experience in elected office, European policy-making, campaigning and advocacy. At Signum, Seb focuses on helping the firm and its clients gain greater insight into Brussels and EU decision-making.
Seb served as a Labour MEP for London from 2014. He was Vice-Chair of the Environment, Food and Public Health Committee of the European Parliament and was his political group’s media spokesperson on climate change and air quality. He also served on the Industry, Research & Energy Committee, the Development Committee and the Agriculture Committee. He was Deputy Leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party.
Before being elected to the European Parliament, Seb worked for the development charity ActionAid UK, campaigning for structural changes to alleviate poverty. Prior to this, he worked as a Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in the last Labour Government.
Regina Ewers is a senior salesperson in New York for Signum Global Advisors. Regina has 14 years experience in financial services on the buy-side and sell-side.
Prior to Signum Global, Regina worked at Artio Global Management (formerly Julius Bar Investment Management) as a senior research analyst on the International Equity Fund.
She also worked at Absolute Strategy Research as a global macro sales specialist and Merrill Lynch as a European equity salesperson. Prior to entering financial services, Regina was a senior auditor and tax consultant with Ernst & Young.
Regina received her BS in Accounting from Providence College and her MBA in Finance from NYU Stern School of Business.
Amy Smith, Partner, is head of EMEA sales and client services at Signum Global Advisors. Amy has more than 17 years’ experience in relationship management and business development and has spent the past decade in the macroeconomic research and strategy space working with asset management and other firms globally.
Prior to joining Signum Global, Amy spent three years providing economic and investment strategy to clients across EMEA for TS Lombard. Prior to that, she spent eight years at MRB Partners, a multi-asset investment strategy firm, playing an integral role in building the business and developing the global client base.
Before entering independent macro consulting, Amy spent over five years at Halifax Bank of Scotland managing clients on both the Private Banking and Commercial Banking sides of the business.
Amy holds a BSc (Hons) degree in International Business and Modern Language (French) from Aston University.