Connecting the dots from macro to markets



High Quality Training

BCA Academy offers continuous professional development for global investment professionals, deepening the understanding of economic and financial analysis to help participants make more informed investment strategy decisions.

BCA Academy's popular training programs teach the analytical methodology behind the economic analysis that has supported the generation of investment insight at BCA Research over the past 65 years. BCA is the market-leading provider of global investment research. Since 1949 BCA has been supporting our clients' investment decision-making processes through the delivery of leading-edge analysis and forecasts of all major asset classes and economies. Additionally, we have been educating, informing and stimulating discussion through clear and thought-provoking research.

CE Qualified Activity - CFA Institute

BCA Research Inc. is registered with CFA Institute as an Approved Provider of continuing education programs for CFA Institute members.

BCA Academy for:

Investment Managers & Strategists

Investment Managers & Strategists

  • Incorporate BCA's proprietary macro analytical framework into your investment process
  • Debate practical issues with like-minded professionals
  • Qualify for ongoing professional credits
New Graduates


  • Experience personalized training in a small setting
  • Gain a robust grounding in macro and financial market analysis
  • Maximize comprehension of financial and economic research


  • Evaluate the key global macro and market risks and opportunities
  • Debate and discuss critical economic issues with expert practitioners
  • Experience courses constantly adapted to reflect current issues
HR & Training Managers

HR & Training

  • Provide a unique opportunity for staff to develop and apply skills
  • Support growth and professional development programs
  • Provide ongoing professional credits


We work with a series of expert instructors from our research team. Please select the course location of interest to review who will be delivering the program.

Instructor, Jim Mylonas

Jim Mylonas

Jim Mylonas is a Chief Strategist with BCA Research. Jim has a cross-functional role that includes shaping the research view and communicating this message to BCA clients. Jim joined BCA in 2011 with the Global Investment Strategy team, and then moved to the Geopolitical Strategy group. Jim is also a lead instructor of BCA's macro training program. He holds an Honors BA in economics and political science from the University of Toronto and an MA in international affairs from the Norman Paterson School at Carleton University.

Instructor, Mathieu Savary

Mathieu Savary

Mathieu Savary joined BCA Research in 2004 and is the Chief Strategist of the Foreign Exchange Strategy service. Previously at BCA, he was Senior Editor of the Global Investment Strategy service. Additionally, Mathieu has been one of the principal developers and is a lead instructor of BCA's macro training program. He has also worked at Brandywine Global Investment Management. Mathieu has a BCom in Finance and Economics from McGill University and holds the CFA designation.

Instructor, Garry Evans

Garry Evans

Garry Evans joined BCA Research in August 2015 and is currently BCA's Senior Vice President, Global Asset Allocation and EM Equity Sector Strategy. He was previously Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC, based in Hong Kong. During 16 years at HSBC, Garry also worked as Japan Strategist, Asia-Pacific Strategist, and Head of Research in both Tokyo and Hong Kong. Garry started his career at Euromoney Institutional Investor (BCA's parent company) and was Editor of Euromoney Magazine from 1990 to 1998. He has an MA in Asian Studies from Cambridge University, and undertook postgraduate studies in economics at Kyoto University in Japan.


"Getting the macro picture right has become more important than ever to getting the markets right. This course will prove invaluable for all investors."

Martin Barnes
Chief Economist, BCA Research