Brussels Forum Session: The Next Generation of Transatlantic Leaders

Tara Hariharan is managing director of Global Macro Research and head of macro research at NWI Management LP, a New York-based emerging markets-focused hedge fund. She leads top-down analysis of economic activity, policy, and macro-political issues for countries globally, and created NWI’s proprietary “macro dashboard” to identify strategic investment opportunities in fixed income, foreign exchange, equities, and commodities. She regularly presents her assessments of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) economy and US-China relations to senior US policymakers and International Monetary Fund representatives. She is featured on CNBC and Bloomberg Television.  

Hariharan is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Millennium Leadership fellow at the Atlantic Council. She was a 2014 German Marshall Fund Marshall Memorial fellow, a 2016 American Council on Germany (ACG) young leader, and a 2022 Economic Club of New York fellow. She was elected in 2022 to ACG’s board. She is also a member of the US Chamber of Commerce Chief Economists’ Committee. Elected to the Inter-American Dialogue in 2021, she regularly contributes to its publications on trade flows and the PRC’s influence on Latin America.  

Hariharan holds a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in anthropology from Princeton University and a graduate certificate in international relations from Harvard Extension School.