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Senior Economist at Soros Fund Management
Shahin Vallee is a French citizen and has been a Visiting Fellow at Bruegel from October 2010 until June 2012 when he was appointed Economic Advisor to the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy. He worked on questions pertaining to the architecture of the euro area and the consequences of the economic and financial crisis. He has been the Economic Advisor to the French Economy Minister since September 2014.
His research interest is essentially focused on international macroeconomics, but he is also particularly interested in research areas at the intersection of financial markets and public policy. At Bruegel he worked on the international monetary system, European economic governance and monetary and macroprudential policy.
Prior to his time as a policymaker, Shahin worked for an investment bank in London where he had several successive roles within the research department. Between January and June 2012 Shahin served as an advisor on European and economic issues to the Green Party's presidential campaign in France.
He holds a Master's from Columbia University in New York, and a Public Affairs Degree from Sciences Po in Paris, as well as an undergraduate economics degree from La Sorbonne. He is fluent in French and English and can speak and read Portuguese.