Elliot Hentov

State Street Global Advisors

Elliot Hentov is the Head of Policy and Research in the Official Institutions Group at State Street
Global Advisors. In this capacity, he is responsible for research and thought leadership
related to the interplay of policy, macroeconomics and financial markets as well
as supporting the group’s strategic development.
He joined SSGA from Standard & Poor’s sovereign ratings group where he was a
Director and lead analyst for sovereigns and government-related entities in Central,
Eastern and Mediterranean Europe. Before that, Elliot served as a political affairs
officer at the United Nations headquarters in New York, advising senior officials on
political and economic issues in the Middle East and Europe.
Elliot holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University as well as a master’s degree in international
affairs from Georgetown University and has authored publications in the New
York Times, Financial Times, Foreign Policy, and Washington Quarterly.