Head of Research
Mr. Uwe Parpart, aged 70, joined the Group in 2011, is the Executive Managing Director, Chief Strategist and Head of Research of RFM.
Mr. Parpart brings over three decades of experience in finance, journalism, and academia to the Group. He was most recently Chief Economist and Strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald HK Capital Markets. Prior to that, he was with Bank of America. Mr. Parpart’s experience in Asia dates back to the late 1980s, when he worked with the Mitsubishi Research Institute in Tokyo, and later served as an advisor to the Thai prime minister’s office.
Mr. Parpart has contributed to numerous magazines and publications, was Deputy Editor of Asia Times, contributing editor of Forbes magazine, and a columnist for Shinchosha Foresight magazine, Tokyo. He is a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, and Reuters TV.
After serving as an officer in the German Navy, Mr. Parpart received a Fulbright scholarship for graduate work in mathematics and philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. He has taught at Penn and Swarthmore College.