Sara L. Johnson, CBE

Senior Research Director, Global Economics, IHS Economics & Country Risk


Lexington, Mass., U.S.


Ms. Sara Johnson is Senior Research Director of Global Economics within the IHS Economics & Country Risk business unit. In this role, she helps clients assess worldwide business and financial opportunities and risks. Ms. Johnson co-authors the Global Executive Summary, manages the Executive Strategy Council, and presents the IHS economic outlook to international conferences. She previously served as North American Research Director and Chief Regional Economist with Standard & Poor's DRI, and Managing Director of Global Macroeconomics with Global Insight, predecessors of IHS Economics & Country Risk. Ms. Johnson is a former Director of the National Association for Business Economics and the NABE Foundation and was named a NABE Fellow in 2014. She is an officer of The Boston Economic Club and a member of the American Economic Association. Ms. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics from Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass., US, and an Master of Arts in Economics from Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., US, with concentrations in Finance and Macroeconomic Theory.