Themistoklis (Themos) Fiotakis is a Senior Economist and Executive Director within the Global Macro & Markets Group in London. He is also a senior member of the Global Emerging Markets (EM) Research team, leading the FX aspects of the EM strategy product. Themos joined Goldman, Sachs & Co. in early 2004 in New York and relocated to London in late 2007. His research interests span the areas of valuation and forecasting for EM currencies and bonds, the implications of policy shifts on EM asset prices as well as the macro linkages across EM asset markets.
Themos has published thematic research on the growth dynamics, inflation shifts and external imbalances in emerging economies. He has also authored pieces on the Euro-area crisis with a particular focus on Greece.Themos is among the lead authors of the Emerging Markets Weekly product, a cross-asset EM thematic publication, and of the EM FX Views note, Goldman Sachs's main EM currency strategy piece. In addition, he frequently contributes to the FX Quarterly publications as well as to publications like the Global Markets Daily & the Global Economics Weekly. Prior to joining Goldman, Sachs & Co., Themos was a Fixed Income Analyst with IDEAglobal in London. He studied Financial Economics at the University of Piraeus and at the London School of Economics and Political Science.