FX and Macro Strategist for the Americas
BNY Mellon Markets
John Velis is a member of BNY Mellon Markets' global strategy team and serves as FX and Macro Strategist for the Americas. He leads our continued investment into North American commentary as we deepen our insights and expand our reach, primarily through the Aerial View franchise. John is based in New York.
John joined BNY Mellon from State Street in Boston, where he was instrumental in running a Macro Research function that applied proprietary data on investor behavior, market-risk modelling and real-time inflation analysis to the firm’s client base.
Prior to his role as a senior multi-asset strategist at State Street Global Markets, John was based in London and worked at Vanguard Asset Management, Russell Investments and ABN Amro.
He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Indiana University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He was also a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.