Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

David Zervos

Managing Director and Head of Global Fixed Income Strategy, Jefferies & Company Inc.


David Zervos is Managing Director and Head of Global Fixed Income Strategy at Jefferies & Company Inc. in New York. During 2009, Zervos was a visiting advisor in the Division of Monetary Affairs at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. There he was involved in the development and monitoring of many of the new lending and purchase facilities put in place in response to the crisis of 2008. Prior to visiting the Federal Reserve, Zervos held a variety of research, sales and trading positions in the private sector, most recently managing assets for Brevan Howard and UBS O′Connor. As a hedge fund manager, he traded using a global macro-based strategy. Zervos previously spent 10 years in the research and sales departments at Greenwich Capital Markets and Swiss Bank Corporation. He received a B.Sc. from Washington University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Rochester.


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