Mario I. Blejer

Co-Chairman, Banco Hipotecario

PhD in Economics, University of Chicago; MA in Economics, Hebrew University. Former: Adviser to the Governor of the Bank of England; Senior Adviser, IMF. 2002, Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina. Currently, Deputy Chairman, Banco Hipotecario, one of Argentina’s largest commercial banks. President, Foro PAIS, a think-tank that promotes Argentina’s positioning as a guarantor of food security for Argentina and the world. Board Director, IRSA, Argentina’s largest and most diversified real estate company with interests in shopping centres, office buildings, residential developments and land reserves. Former Professor of Economics, NYU, San Andres University and Boston University; currently, Professor, Di Tella University Graduate School.