Managing Director, Europe


Macro Europe, Eurozone, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, UK

Mujtaba (Mij) Rahman leads the firm's analysis on Europe, helping clients navigate the ongoing Brexit crisis, EU-Turkey dynamics, bailout politics in Greece, European Central Bank politics and policy, and EU sanctions policy against Russia, to name a few recent issues.

Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Mujtaba worked at the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs and at the UK Treasury. He teaches political risk to graduate students at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, New York University's Stern Business School (where he is an adjunct professor), and the London School of Economics (where he is a visiting fellow). He is likewise a nonresident fellow at ESADE Business School's Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics. Mujtaba, who holds master's degrees from Columbia University and the London School of Economics and Political Science, speaks French and Urdu. In his spare time, he loves to cook Pakistani food and believes his culinary skills hold serious promise.