Analyst – South Korea, ASEAN
Paul Tierno is an analyst in the Country Analysis Unit within the Division of Financial Institution Supervision and Credit (FISC) at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. In that capacity, he researches Asian financial and economic issues and produces analyses of Asian foreign banking organizations. In addition, he monitors financial, regulatory, and economic developments in Asia, with a focus on South Korea and Southeast Asia. His research interests include economic and financial reform and financial sector developments.
Before joining the Federal Reserve, Mr. Tierno was an Asia analyst at the Trans-National Research Corporation, an emerging markets macroeconomic and political research consultancy, where he advised clients with portfolio investments across Asia. Prior to that, he wrote on economic issues at the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt.
Mr. Tierno received a master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Political Affairs, with a concentration in International Economic Policy. Mr. Tierno also holds a bachelor’s degree in History from New York University.