Managing Director, Chief U.S. Economist
Morgan Stanley, USA
Ellen Zentner is Chief US Economist and a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley. Ms. Zentner has been named to the “Bloomberg Best” list of top forecasters of the US economy and has 20 years’ experience as a Fed watcher and markets-based economist, with a keen eye toward early identification of market-moving trends. Ellen joined Morgan Stanley in 2013 from Nomura Securities International, where she served as Senior Economist for Fixed Income. Previously, she served as the Senior Economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, LTD., and Senior Economist at the Texas State Comptroller.
Ellen serves on the Economic Advisory panel for the New York Federal Reserve Bank and the Academic Advisory Panel for the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank, as well as the American Bankers’ Association Economic Advisory Committee. She is a Director of the National Association for Business Economics and has been a past president of the New York Association for Business Economics. Ms. Zentner holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Colorado and is an avid fly fisherman.