Donald Straszheim

DONALD STRASZHEIM is a Senior Managing Director and heads ISI’s China Research Team. Donald has been a long-time macro economist on Wall Street and, a China specialist.

Prior to joining ISI in 2009, Donald operated his own China focused economic consultancy, Straszheim Global Advisors. He was Vice Chairman of Roth Capital Partners, spearheading its China initiative for 2 years. Before that, Donald was President of the Milken Institute. Prior to that, Donald served as Global Chief Economist at Merrill Lynch where he was an Institutional Investor ranked economist for 10 consecutive years. Earlier he worked at Wharton Econometrics, Weyerhaeuser Company, and IDS.

Don received a BS, an MS, and a PhD all from Purdue University in 1963, 1967, and 1971, respectively.