Patrick Chovanec is Managing Director and Chief Strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management. He previously served as Associate Professor of Practice at the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, China. He was Director of the Asia-Pacific Institute and the Global Fixed Income Institute for Institutional Investor Magazine, Founder and Publisher of Public Things Magazine, and Editor-in-Chief of Legislative Digest for the U.S. House of Representatives Republican Conference. Chovanec received a BA in Political Economy from Princeton University, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.