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G. Scott Clemons, CFA Chief Investment Strategist, Private Wealth Management, Private Banking

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Scott Clemons joined Brown Brothers Harriman in 1990 and has held a variety of investment roles at the firm over the past 28 years. His career began in international equities, where he was an analyst and portfolio manager of European and Asian equities, working out of the firm’s New York and London offices throughout the 1990s. In 2001, Mr. Clemons broadened his responsibilities into domestic equity management and research as well, and then from 2005 through 2010 managed the New York office of the firm’s Private Wealth Management business. In 2010, he was appointed Chief Investment Strategist and is today one of the firm’s primary writers and speakers on topics related to the economy, financial markets and investing.

Mr. Clemons is a frequent contributor to print and broadcast media, appearing frequently in the pages of The Wall Street Journal and Barrons, as well as on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute. Outside of his professional interests, Mr. Clemons serves on the board of Grolier Club in New York City and as a board member of the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, the oldest foundation in the United States dedicated to basic scientific research. He is also a director of the Journal of the History of Ideas. Born and raised in Florida, he graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in classics. Mr. Clemons lives in Manhattan with his wife Karyn, a music teacher at the Brearley School. They are proud parents of young twins.

Market Commentary - 75 files

Strategy Insight: October Surprise October 2018

BBH Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons comments on the recent market sell-off, pointing to internal market dynamics as the cause. During market disruptions such as this, he stresses the importance of differentiating between price and value.

Scott Clemons on CNBC’s ‘Street Signs’ October 2018

BBH Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons spoke with CNBC’s “Street Signs” about the threat posed by an environment of monetary tightening and rising trade tensions. He notes the importance of taking extra caution and prudence in a market ...

Market and Portfolio Update Q3 2018 July 2018

Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons and Chief Investment Officer Suzanne Brenner review the markets and provide an update on our current portfolio positioning and priorities, as well as answer key questions on our clients’ minds.

Scott Clemons on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ July 2018

BBH Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons spoke with CNBC’s “Squawk Box” about the current state of the markets. He touches on the news around trade and tariffs and what second-quarter corporate earnings will tell us as we begin the third ...

Bitcoin, Blockchain and a Brave New World May 2018

In the feature article of this issue of InvestorView, Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons examines the opportunities and risks that cryptocurrencies pose by exploring bitcoin and the blockchain technology on which cryptocurrencies rely.

Market and Portfolio Update Q2 2018 May 2018

Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons and Chief Investment Officer Suzanne Brenner review the markets and provide an update on our current portfolio positioning and priorities, as well as answer key questions on our clients’ minds.

InvestorView Q2 2018 with Scott Clemons April 2018

Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons provides a preview of the feature article in our second quarter issue of InvestorView, which focuses on cryptocurrencies. He looks at cryptocurrencies through three different angles: their history and ...

The Implications of Tax Reform February 2018

In the feature article of this issue of InvestorView, Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons discusses the implications of tax reform for the economy and financial markets.