Brussels Forum Session: Transatlantic Approaches to De-Risking

Alicia García Herrero is the chief economist for the Asia Pacific at French investment bank Natixis, an independent board member of AGEAS insurance group, a senior fellow at BRUEGEL, and a nonresident senior follow at the National University Singapore’s East Asian Institute. She is also an adjunct professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, an adviser to the Spanish government on economic affairs, a Center for Asia-Pacific Resilience and Innovation board member, a Mercator Institute for China Studies advisory board member, an adviser to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s research arm (HKIMR), and a member of the Council of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation.

García Herrero previously held the following positions: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria chief economist for emerging markets, a member of the Bank of International Settlements’ Asian research program, head of the Bank of Spain’s international economy division, member of the European Central Bank ‘s counsel to the executive board, head of emerging economies in Banco Santander’s research department, and an economist at the International Monetary Fund. She was also a visiting professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, at China-Europe International Business School, and at Carlos III University.

García Herrero holds a PhD in economics from The George Washington University and has published extensively. She appears regularly in international media outlets such as the BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, and CNN, and on social media. She was included in LinkedIn’s 2017 TOP Voices in Economy and Finance and was ranked sixth among Refinitiv’s top social media leaders in 2020.