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Encima Global LLC
David Malpass is president of Encima Global, an economic research and consulting firm serving institutional investors and corporate clients. Formerly Bear Stearns’ chief economist, Mr. Malpass’s work provides insight and analysis on global economic and political trends, with investment research spanning equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies.
A frequent public speaker and television guest, Mr. Malpass authors a Current Events column in Forbes magazine and his opinion pieces appear regularly in the Wall Street Journal. He sits on the boards of the New Mountain Finance Corporation, UBS Funds, the Manhattan Institute and the Gary Klinsky Children’s Center and is a past director of the Economic Club of New York, the Council of the Americas and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.
From 1984-1993, Mr. Malpass held senior economic appointments during the Reagan and Bush Administrations. He was Deputy Assistant Treasury Secretary for Developing Nations, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Senior Analyst for Taxes and Trade at the Senate Budget Committee.
From 1977-83, Mr. Malpass worked in Portland, Oregon as a CPA with Arthur Andersen’s systems consulting group, the controller at Consolidated Supply Co., and a contract administrator at Esco Corporation, a steel foundry.
Mr. Malpass received a bachelor's degree in physics from Colorado College and an MBA from the University of Denver. He studied international economics at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, and speaks Spanish, French, and Russian.