Amelia Bourdeau has 15 years of financial market experience, with a strong background in macroeconomics, foreign exchange sales and trading, and international event risk.
Bourdeau started her career at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington D.C., as an analyst in the International Finance Division. She continued her career at Deutsche Bank in NYC for a number of years, working as a US economist, Head Canada economist, and as a Foreign Exchange Strategist. Bourdeau then transitioned to the buy-side, working at two global macro hedge funds as the Head of Strategy. Bourdeau then became the Head of North American Foreign Exchange Strategy at UBS, which, at the time, was one of the world’s largest foreign exchange trading banks. She was a member of the UBS Commodity Research Board. Post-UBS, Bourdeau worked in Senior Foreign Exchange Hedge Fund and Institutional Sales positions at Westpac Bank and UniCredit AG Bank.
Throughout her career, Bourdeau has advised some of the world’s largest hedge funds, US institutional funds, US corporates, and global private wealth family offices on foreign exchange, macroeconomic trading, and event risk.
Bourdeau was a contributor on CNBC for three years and an expert on the weekly CNBC show Money In Motion, which was shown in the US, Europe, and Asia. Bourdeau continues to commentate for various broadcast networks. She has been a featured speaker at foreign exchange conferences and has
participated in various professional macroeconomic meetings around the world.
Bourdeau has a M.S. degree in Journalism from Columbia University. She holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science with honors from Amherst College.