Drew Matus is chief market strategist for MetLife Investment Management (MIM). In this capacity Matus is responsible for formulating MIM’s global outlooks, which ultimately help to shape the company’s portfolio management and business decisions. His team also conducts research on investment themes to advise and inform MIM’s global team of investment professionals.
Prior to joining MetLife, Matus was the deputy chief U.S. economist at UBS Securities LLC. He has also worked as a senior economist at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch and as the senior financial markets economist at Lehman Brothers, Inc. Prior to his work in banking, Matus worked in the market research group at Moore Capital Management, a hedge fund in New York and also worked on the open market desk of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York assisting in the implementation and analysis of monetary policy operations and conducting Treasury market surveillance on behalf of several regulatory agencies.
Matus frequently appears on CNBC and Bloomberg to discuss his views on the economy and markets. He has also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and other business publications.
Matus holds an MBA with specializations in economics and finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Colby College.