Angel Ubide, visiting fellow, 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).