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Walter Molano

Dr. Walter T. Molano is a Managing Partner and the Head of Research at BCP Securities, LLC. Prior to joining BCP Securities, LLC, he was the Executive Director of Economic and Financial Research at Warburg Dillon Read. Between 1995 and 1996, he was a senior economist and for Latin America at CS First Boston. Dr. Molano completed his Ph.D. at Duke University. Dr. Molano also holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Masters in International Relations (MA), and a Certificate in International Law. He is a 1983 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He is the author of The Logic of Privatization, a book published by Preager/Greenwood Press. He has consistently been ranked among the top Latin American economists in the annual rankings since 1997 by Latin Finance. He holds more than 27 awards in the annual contest. He has testified in front of the House Banking Committee and is regularly cited in various newspapers, magazine and television shows, including Business Week, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, CNBC and CNN. Dr. Molano is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University. He is a member of the Trinity Board, Duke University and Beta Gamma Sigma.

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