Megan Greene

Associate Fellow, US and the Americas Programme and Global Economy and Finance Programme


Megan Greene is an associate fellow at Chatham House and a senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University, where she is teaching and writing a book on the drivers of income and wealth inequality and how to address them.

She also serves as the Global Chief Economist at Kroll, providing macroeconomic and policy analysis both internally and for Kroll clients, and is on the Economic Advisory Panel at the San Francisco Federal Reserve.

Megan is a regular columnist and contributing editor at the Financial Times, writing on global macroeconomics and policy. She is also a senior advisor to NAEC (New Approaches to Economic Challenges) at the OECD and serves on RCRC, a group focused on fiscal and monetary policy solutions for the green transition.

She is an advisory board member for the Parliamentary Budget Office in Ireland, Rebuilding Macroeconomics, and Econofact. Megan is also a non-resident fellow at Trinity College Dublin and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Bretton Woods Committee. She regularly advises governments and central banks in the US, UK, eurozone, and Japan.

Past experience

2019 - present Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
2015-2019 Global Chief Economist, John Hancock/Manulife Asset Management
2013-2015 Founder and Global Chief Economist, Maverick Intelligence