Liliana Rojas-Suarez is a fellow at the Centre for Global Development and director of the Latin American Initiative. She is also a senior fellow at the Centre for Global Development. Her areas of expertise in Latin America include financial regulation, digital financial inclusion, Basel II and II, and the development impact of global financial flows. She is also the chair of the Latin American Committee on Macroeconomics and Financial Issues, and an Adjunct Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, New York.
Before her position as General Director and Chief Economist for Latin America at Deutsche Bank, Liliana Rojas-Suarez served as Senior Advisor in the Office of the Chief Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank. She had, before this, held various positions at various institutions. These include different positions at the International Monetary Fund. She has also been a visiting fellow at the Institute for International Economics, a visiting advisor at the Bank for International Settlements and at Spain’s Central Bank. Liliana Rojas-Suarez also served as a professor at Anahuac University in Mexico and an advisor for PEMEX. PEMEX is Mexico’s National Petroleum Company. She has also testified before a U.S. Senate joint committee on issues around dollarization in Latin America.
Widely published, Liliana Rojas-Suarez has made many journal contributions in macroeconomic policy, international economics, and financial journals. Amongst these, she includes the likes of the Journal of International Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Development Economics, and many others. She has also been cited in prestigious newspapers like the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Financial Times and interviewed on television.
A conference speaker with a wealth of knowledge about macroeconomics, financial markets, and Latin American economics, Liliana Rojas-Suarez has no problem delving into complex topics and making them accessible to her audiences. She currently resides in the U.S.A. and speaks English and Spanish.