Pablo de Ramón-Laca
Director General of the Spanish Treasury,
Pablo was appointed Director General of the Treasury and Financial Policy in February 2020. His work involves, among other tasks, Spain’s financial sector regulation; devising and executing the Kingdom of Spain’s funding programme; the promotion of the Spanish debt in Spain and in roadshows abroad; the coordination of the capital markets presence of the different public-sector issuers; the supervision of the treasury management; and the inspection and control of capital movements for the purposes of the fight against money laundering and terrorism finance. He is also Chairman of the EFC’s Subcommittee on European Sovereign Debt Management (ESDM) since August 2019, as well as a member of several committees related to his different policy areas.
Before his promotion to Director General, Pablo was Head of Funding and Debt Management at the Spanish Treasury since November 2013, a team he joined in September 2008. Before joining the Spanish Treasury, he worked as an economist in the Bank of England's Financial Crisis Management Department. Pablo is a member of the High Corps of State Economists and Trade Experts, and he holds a BA (Hons) degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford, and an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
EU debt vs national debts: friends or foes?
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