Research assistants & interns
Marta works at Bruegel as a Research Assistant. She holds a BA in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford, where she specialised in International Macroeconomics and Emerging Economies. She also has an MA in European Political and Governance Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges.
Before joining Bruegel, Marta worked as an Analyst within the Markets division of Citigroup in London. She focused on the structuring of bespoke fixed income products, with both European and emerging market rates as their core, from the initial research and conceptual development of possible structures to ex-post monitoring and potential subsequent restructuring. She also worked on the design and development of structured but systemic strategies that seek to obtain returns from small structural imperfections within the markets, identifying these as well as the best method for exposure.
Marta was also a trainee at the Permanent Representation of Spain to the EU, in the Office of Parliamentary Affairs, where she monitored the activity of the European Parliament and prepared detailed reports on debates regarding the Economic governance of the EU, as well as those that tackled contingency planning for Brexit (both at the Plenary level and in the ECON Committee). She was also an assistant to the Spanish Diplomatic Counselor in COREPER, presenting briefings prior to the meetings to assist the diplomat in charge of intervening in the debates and helping to define the Spanish position.
Marta was also team leader and spokesperson in a public policy consulting project for the City Council of Stavanger with the European Centre for Government Transformation.
Marta is fluent in Spanish and English, and proficient in German and French.