Lewis Alexander

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Lewis Alexander
Occupation Managing Director, U.S. Chief Economist
Employer Nomura
Location New York

Lewis Alexander is a managing director and U.S. chief economist at global investment bank Nomura.[1] He is based in New York, leading a team of five economists that cover the U.S. Alexander reports to Jens Nordvig, head of Americas fixed income research and Paul Sheard, the firm’s global chief economist.[2]

Nomura told Japanese media that his appointment underscored the importance of the region to its global business and its commitment to provide world class research to its clients.[3]


Alexander was most recently at the U.S. Treasury Department, where he was counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury. Previously he was chief economist with Citibank and earlier worked as a senior economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and at the U.S. Department of Commerce.


A graduate of Stanford University, Alexander received a doctorate in Economics from Yale University.


  1. Press Release. PR Newswire.
  2. Former Treasury Official Joins Nomura. New York Times.
  3. Nomura hires Lewis Alexander as U.S. chief economist. Japan Today.