Olgay Buyukkayali

Head of Emerging Markets Strategy and Macro Analysis

Joined NatWest Markets



Olgay Buyukkayali is responsible for coordinating the emerging markets desk strategy and macro analysis effort across CEEMEA, LatAm and Emerging Markets Asia. Within the team, his content focus is primarily on emerging market asset allocation, key market themes and coverage of some key countries in CEEMEA.


Olgay earned an MSc in Financial Engineering and BA in International Trade from Bogazici University in Istanbul.

Additional background

Olgay joined NatWest Markets from Goldman Sachs where he was a Managing Director in the Securities Division and head of the London Emerging Markets Desk Strategy. Prior to joining the firm, Olgay worked at Nomura, where he oversaw emerging markets fixed income research for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa in London. Previously, Olgay worked as an emerging market local rates trader at Lehman Brothers London, an emerging market rate strategist for ABN Amro London and as an economist focused on Turkey while working for Citigroup.