Sara L. Johnson, CBE
Executive Director – Global Economics, IHS Markit
Lexington, Massachusetts, US
Ms. Sara Johnson is executive director of Global Economics in the Economics and Country Risk business unit at IHS Markit. 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 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 that is now part of IHS Markit. Ms. Johnson is a former director of the National Association for Business Economics and the NABE Foundation and was named an 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, US, and earned her Master of Arts in Economics from Harvard University, Cambridge, US, with concentrations in Finance and Macroeconomic Theory.