Alicia García Herrero is the chief economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis. She also serves as senior fellow at the Brussels-based European think-tank BRUEGEL and a non-resident senior fellow at the East Asian Institute of the National University Singapore. Alicia is an adjunct professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a member of the Council of Advisors on Economic Affairs to the Spanish Government and an advisor to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s research arm. Alicia has also served as the chief economist for Emerging Markets at Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, member of the Asian Research Program at the Bank of International Settlements, 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. Alicia has served as visiting Professor at John Hopkins University, China Europe International Business School, and Carlos III University. Alicia holds a Ph.D. in Economics from George Washington University.