Alfonso PRAT-GAY

Former Minister of Treasury and Public Finance - Argentina

Public Sector experience

  • Minister of Treasury and Public Finance of Argentina (Dec 2015- Dec 2016).
  • Member of the House of Representatives for the City of Buenos Aires (2009-2013).
  • President of “Coalición Cívica ARI » parliamentary bloc (2009-2013).
  • President of the Finance Committee of the House of Representatives (2009-2011).
  • Governor of the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (2002-2004).

Private Sector experience

  • Founder of “Andares”, Foundation for Microfinance Development (2005).
  • Founder of Tilton Capital, an asset management company based in Buenos Aires (2005-2015).
  • Head of JPMorgan Currency Research in London (1999-2001).
  • Member of JPMorgan Economic Research Team in New York and Buenos Aires (1994-1999).
  • Director of Macroeconomic Studies in the economic consultancy firm Alpha S.A. in Buenos Aires (1989-1992).

Selected Awards

  • Finance Minister of the year, 2016 (Euromoney Magazine).
  • Most active Representative in the Chamber of the House (2013)
  • Central Bank Governor of the year, 2004 (Euromoney Magazine).

Academic Activities

  • D. Candidate in Economics (University of Pennsylvania).
  • Master of Arts in Economics (1994).
  • Degree in Economics from Universidad Católica Argentina (1988; Suma Cum Laude).
  • Teaching Assistant (University of Pennsylvania, 1993) and Assistant Professor of Economics at Universidad Católica Argentina (1988-92) and Finance at Torcuato Di Tella University (2005-08).

Twitter Account: @alfonsopratgay

string(0) ""