Angel Ubide is an expert on central banking,
European affairs, finance, and macroeconomic policy, and is the
director of Global Economics at Tudor Investment Corporation, a leading
global funds management company.
Dr. Ubide is a member of the Steering Committee of the Euro50 Group,
a group of European policy experts that debate economic and political
issues pertaining to the euro area and the global economic system, and
board member of the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee. He is a
founding member of the European Central Bank's Shadow Governing
Council, which gathers the top European economists for monthly meetings
to decide on what should be the course of monetary policy for the euro
area. He is a research fellow and member of the Macro Policy Group at
the Center for European Policy Studies, where he coauthors their annual
report on the European economy.
He is a regular contributor to the online economic journals Vox (UK) and Telos (France), and to the global affairs journal Aspenia (Italy). He writes a biweekly column in the Spanish newspaper El Pais
and a bimonthly syndicated column for Eurointelligence. Dr. Ubide has
written extensively on international macroeconomics, banking, and
exchange rates, and his work has been published in major academic
journals and leading newspapers. His recent work has focused on the
dynamics of the current credit crisis, the evolution of global
imbalances, and the reform of the international financial architecture.
Dr. Ubide was formerly an economist at the International Monetary
Fund and a management consultant with McKinsey and Co. He holds a PhD
in Economics from the European University Institute in Florence (Italy).