Javier is Director of Emerging Markets, Portfolio Manager and Senior Sovereign Analyst for the Emerging Market strategies at Standish. He joined Standish in 2007 and has more than 33 years of extensive experience in emerging market analysis, having started his career in 1982. Over the last 25 years, he directed emerging market research teams at leading investment banks including Credit Suisse and Paribas. His experience also includes consulting work with corporations and governments. He completed coursework towards the Master of Arts in Economics at Boston University and received his Bachelor's degree from the National University in Mexico City. He is fluent in English, Spanish and French and has working knowledge of Portuguese.