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Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Unleashing US-Mexico opportunities: Featuring H.E. Arturo Herrera, Mexico’s secretary of finance

With one of the lowest public investment rates in Latin America, Mexico has experienced slower growth than its regional economic peers at 2.9 percent, as well as striking developmental disparities between different states.

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International Markets Mexico

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

A Conversation with H.E. Nadia Calviño, Minister of Economy and Business of Spain

The Spanish Minister of Economy and Business, Nadia Calviño, shared her thoughts on Spain’s economic prospects and necessary reforms at the EU level.

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Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

A Conversation with the Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan H.E. Reza Baqir

On October 16th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics (GBE) Program hosted a roundtable conversation with Dr. Reza Baqir, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan.

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Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Bart Oosterveld is an independent advisor to companies and governments in the areas of macroeconomic, credit, and country risk. He was Director of the Global Business & Economics Program at the Atlantic Council until December 2019. In the latter capacity, he led the Council’s work on global trade, growth, and finance, including the Council’s flagship EuroGrowth and Economic Sanctions initiatives.

Prior to joining the Atlantic Council in November 2017, Mr. Oosterveld worked at Moody’s Investors Service for almost two decades. In his most recent role as chief credit officer, Mr. Oosterveld was responsible for the credit strategy in the Americas across all asset classes. Between 2010 and 2014, Mr. Oosterveld served as the rating agency’s global head of sovereign ratings. Among other positions, he served as chair of the company’s Macroboard, its chief credit officer for governmental ratings, as well as management representative to the Moody’s Corporation’s board of directors.

Mr. Oosterveld graduated with degrees in the philosophy of law and the history of Spanish literature from the University of Amsterdam. He holds master’s degrees in public policy from Columbia University and in economics from Georgetown University. He speaks Dutch, Spanish, English, German and French.