Sarah Carlson, CFA


Sarah Carlson, CFA has been the lead analyst for most countries in the European Union, and is  also a former lead analyst for the United States. She is one of the Sovereign Risk  Group's global spokespeople. She joined Moody's in 2009 after completing a Sloan  Fellowship at the London Business School.

Prior to this academic sabbatical, she spent seven years at the Financial Services Authority in London where she headed the regulator's Risk Analysis area and acted as its chief macroeconomist. Before joining the FSA, she worked in Dun & Bradstreet's Economic Analysis Group for six years, where she was the organisation's Deputy Chief Economist.

She holds an MA in European Studies (with a concentration in Economics and Finance) from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University and an AB with a double major in Government and History from Dartmouth College. She is a CFA Charterholder.