MARTIN REDRADO

Martin Redrado

Former Governor of Central Bank of Argentina

Chairman of Fundación Capital (February 2010 to present)
Senior Economic Advisor. Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) March 2017 to present
Senior Economic Advisor. The World Bank, Washington DC (March 2016 to present)
World Trade Organization. Geneva. Member of the Dispute Settlements Unit (September 2011 to present)
Professor of International Economics- Catholic University of Argentina.
President of the Central Bank of Argentina (September 2004- January 2010) Chairman of Americas Committee of the Bank of International Settlements (2008- 2010).

In 1994 Martín Redrado founded “Fundación Capital”, a leading economic research and public policy think tank, where he served as Chief Economist until 2001.

While pursuing a career in the private sector, he was called upon by the Government on several occasions to occupy public positions. In 1991 he was appointed President of the Argentine Securities and Exchange Commission (CNV) He was elected as Emerging Markets Committee Chairman of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) in 1992.

Between January 2002 and September 2004 Redrado served as Secretary of Trade and International Economic Relations.

He took the first steps in his professional career in 1985 as a member of the Jeffrey Sachs’ team, implementing the Bolivian stabilization program. In the following five years, he worked in the United States, particularly for Salomon Brothers, where he provided advisory services during the privatization and placement of shares of British Airways, British Gas and Compagnie Financière de Suez. He was also a Managing Director at Security Pacific Bank, where he directed the Employee Stock Ownership Program for ENERSIS (Chile) and the placement of major Mexican private companies’ eurobonds on international capital markets.

He wrote several books; among the most recent ones: “Las Cuentas Pendientes” (“Pending Assignments”) “No Reserve” (published by Amazon) “Cómo sobrevivir a la globalización” (How to survive globalization) edited by Prentice Hall, “Exportar para crecer” (Exports for growth).