Alicia García HerreroChief Economist for Asia Pacific, Natixis

Alicia García Herrero is the Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis.

She also serves as Senior Fellow at European think-tank BRUEGEL and non-resident Research Fellow at Madrid-based political think tank Real Instituto Elcano.

She is currently the French Chamber in Hong Kong’s Honorary Economist, a Member of the Council of Advisors on Economic Affairs to the Spanish Government, member of the advisory board of Berlin-based China think-tank MERICS, and advisor to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s research arm (HKIMR).

As recognition of her leadership thoughts, Alicia was included in the TOP Voices in Economy and Finance by LinkedIn in 2017 and #6 Top Social Media leader by Refinitiv in 2020.

In previous years, Alicia held the following positions: Chief Economist for Emerging Markets at Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), Member of the Asian Research Program at the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), Head of the International Economy Division of the Bank of Spain, Member of the Counsel to the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, Head of Emerging Economies at the Research Department at Banco Santander, and Economist at the International Monetary Fund. In addition, Alicia has always combines her professional career with academia, having served as visiting Professor for John Hopkins University, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai and Carlos III University in Madrid.

Alicia holds a PhD in Economics from George Washington University and has published extensively in refereed journals and books (see her publications in ResearchGate or Google Scholar.