Vanguard names chief European economist

Vanguard has appointed Peter Westaway as its chief European economist.

Jeffrey Molitor
Jeffrey Molitor

Westaway will additionally head Vanguard’s European research efforts, performing research into investment strategies related to the region.

Jeffrey Molitor, chief investment officer for Europe at Vanguard, says: “Peter brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Vanguard, and we are pleased to welcome an individual of his high caliber.

“He adds significantly to the depth and expertise of our investment team.”

Westaway joins Vanguard from Nomura International where he was the chief economist for Europe.

He has also previously worked for the Bank of England as a senior research adviser.

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