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Jorge Sicilia Serrano

Chief Economist, BBVA Group, Spain

Jorge Sicilia is the current Chief Economist of the BBVA Group, at the head of a team of economists from around Europe, the US, Hong Kong, Turkey, Mexico and South America devoted to economic and financial analysis. He is a member of BBVA’s ALCO and BBVA's Regulatory Committee.
Prior to this position, Jorge Sicilia was BBVA’s Chief Economist for North America; the Principal Economist in the Monetary Policy Stance Division at the ECB, Monetary and Financial Markets’ Chief Economist at BBVA in Madrid, Head of Economic and Monetary Studies in Argentaria, Head of Economic and Market Analysis in Analistas Financieros Internacionales (AFI) and Economist in the Economic Studies Department of the Spanish Antitrust Committee.
He holds a Degree in Quantitative Economics at Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 1992 and an MSc in Economics and Finance at CEMFI in 1994. He is the author of several economic and financial papers published in specialized magazines.