Current: Systemic Policy Partnership (SPP), a group of experts that offers advice to governments, central banks and other financial authorities.

Previous: 1984-August 2014: Bank for International Settlements (BIS), an international organisation with headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.
  • Special Adviser, Monetary and Economic Department, 2012-2014; 
  • Chief Representative for the Americas, BIS Americas Office (based in Mexico City), from 2002 to October 2012; 
  • Head of Secertariat, Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS);
  • Senior staff member and head of legal research and international cooperation, BIS Legal Service. 
Languages: German, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and some Italian
Attended schools in Portugal, Turkey, Brazil and Germany

University studies (law and romance languages) in Bonn, Lausanne and Hamburg / Graduated from University of Hamburg in 1978 (B.LL. equivalent) / "Second State Exam" (Grosse Juristische Staatsprüfung; J.D. equivalent) and admission to the Bar (Hamburg) in 1981

Work as research assistant at Max-Planck-Institute for foreign and international private law (Hamburg) until 1984.


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