Managing Director and Chief Market Strategist, Jefferies & Co. Inc.
David Zervos is managing director and chief market strategist at Jefferies & Co. Inc. He is known for his provocative market strategy and views; his current presentation, "Fed Reflation vs. European Detonation" has received notable attention. Zervos joined Jefferies in 2010 after spending 2009 as a visiting advisor in the Division of Monetary Affairs at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. Prior to the Fed, he held a variety of research, sales and trading positions in the private sector, most recently managing global macro portfolios for Brevan Howard and UBS O'Connor. He began his career as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board in the early 1990s. He received a B.Sc. from Washington University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Rochester.