Alicia García Herrero, PhD - Director

Alicia García Herrero, PhD, is chief economist for Asia Pacific at the French investment bank Natixis. Based in Hong Kong, Dr. García Herrero is also an independent Board Member of AGEAS insurance group and adjunct professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is a Senior Fellow at both the European think-tank BRUEGEL and the East Asian Institute of the National University Singapore. Throughout her career in economics, Dr. García Herrero has held positions at leading international banks, including Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, the Bank of International Settlements, the Bank of Spain, the European Central Bank, Banco Santander, and the International Monetary Fund. She has also been a visiting professor at Johns Hopkins University, China Europe International Business School, and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. She holds a PhD in economics from George Washington University and has published extensively in refereed journals and books.