Managing Partner
SLJ Macro Partners

  • Stephen Jen is the managing partner of SLJ Macro Partners. 

  • Prior to establishing SLJ Macro Partners in April 2011, Stephen was a Managing Director at BlueGold Capital (since May 2009), as the key risk taker in currencies as well as their macro strategist. 

  • Before BlueGold, Stephen was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and, from October 1996 to April 2009, held various roles, including the Global Head of Currency Research and the Chief Global Foreign Exchange and Emerging Markets Strategist.

  • Prior to Morgan Stanley, Stephen had spent four years as an economist with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C., covering economies in Eastern Europe and Asia.  In addition, Stephen was actively involved in the design of the IMF's framework to provide debt relief to highly indebted countries. 

  • Stephen holds a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with concentrations in International Economics and Monetary Economics.  He also earned a BSc in Electrical Engineering (summa cum laude) from the University of California at Irvine.

  • Stephen was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and now lives in London, with his wife and two children.