Carsten Valgreen joined Applied Global Macro Research as a partner in February 2008 and is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mr. Valgreen was previously Chief Economist of Danske Bank, the second largest financial institution in Scandinavia. Mr. Valgreen has 11 years of experience in economic research and forecasting. His work has focused on the interaction between the global economy and financial markets, and he also managed a quantitative macro hedge fund at Danske Bank. Mr. Valgreen has also been a visiting Scholar at the IMF and a member of the International Conference of Commercial Bank Economists.