Brian joined EWI in 2009 after receiving his MBA from Georgia Southern University. He received a degree in civil engineering from the University of Maryland and has served as a designer, planner, and project manager for $100-million-plus civil and residential developments. Brian's analysis and forecasts are quoted in European media outlets and he has been interviewed by notable U.S. media including Yahoo! Finance and Fortune. He is also proficient in socionomics, putting him in tune with events in the European region and world. Brian describes himself as a self-educated in Austrian economics, so he is well versed in misunderstandings of mainstream theories.