Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD in Economics, Columbia University in the City of New York
Research Areas: Investment Strategy; Asset Allocation; GCC economies
Luciano practices financial markets on a daily basis in his capacity as Head of Investment Strategy at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank where he leads the research team and is responsible for asset allocation.
Prior to that, he held various senior research and asset management positions at UBS Group, Bank Julius Bär, and Swissquote Bank. At UBS Group, he was Senior Economist for the United States and Canada, Chief Investment Officer and Head Investment Research Banco di Lugano (a former UBS Group subsidiary), as well as Head Investment Research SBC Wealth Management (also a former UBS Group subsidiary). At Bank Julius Bär he was Co-Head Investment Research. At Swissquote Bank he was Chief Economist.
Luciano is a frequent speaker at international economic- and investment conferences, as well as a regular guest on Bloomberg, CNBC, and other prime financial TV channels.