Director of Fixed Income Research, Global Debt Team
Meral Karasulu is Director of Fixed Income Research for the Global Debt team, covering emerging economies in the Asia-Pacific and Central and Eastern Europe regions.
Ms. Karasulu joined Invesco when the firm combined with OppenheimerFunds in 2019. Prior to joining OppenheimerFunds in 2015, she worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where she served in a number of capacities over her 17-year tenure. In her last role at the IMF, she served as a deputy division chief in the Asia Pacific department. Over the course of her tenure, Ms. Karasulu has covered a range of advanced, emerging and frontier markets including Korea, Australia, Chile, Germany, Netherlands, Mongolia, Myanmar, and Cambodia, focusing on macroeconomic and financial sector issues.
Ms. Karasulu earned a BA degree in economics from Bosphorus University, Turkey, and a PhD in economics, with a specialty in international macroeconomics and econometric theory, from Boston College.