Liliana Rojas-Suarez, "a Peruvian national, is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development. She is also the President of the Latin American Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee. From March 1998 to October 2000, she served as Managing Director and Chief Economist for Latin America at Deutsche Bank. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Ms. Rojas-Suarez was the Principal Advisor in the Office of Chief Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank. Between 1984 and 1994 she held various positions at the International Monetary Fund, most recently as Deputy Chief of the Capital Markets and Financial Studies Division of the Research Department. She has been a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for International Economics and has also served as a Professor at Anahuac University in Mexico and an Advisor for PEMEX, Mexico's National Petroleum Company. Ms. Rojas-Suarez has also testified before a Joint Committee of the US Senate on the issue of dollarization in Latin America.
"In her different capacities as well as an independent consultant, Ms. Rojas-Suarez has advised a large number of governments, banks, corporations and international organizations throughout the world. Ms. Rojas-Suarez has published widely in the areas of financial markets, macroeconomic policy and international economics. Her most recent publications include: "Designing Financial Policies that Work for Latin America: The Role of Markets and Institutions" (Journal of Financial Stability, 2004), "Can International Capital Standards Strengthen banks in Emerging Markets" (The Capco Institute Journal of Finance 2002), "Why So High? Understanding Interest Rate Spreads in Latin America (ed. With P. Brock, IDB, 2000), Financing Development: The Power of Regionalism" (with Nancy Birdsall, Center for Global Development, 2004), "What Exchange Rate Arrangements Work Best for Latin America", World Economic Affairs, (Autumn 2000) and Financial Regulation: Why, How and Where Now? (With C. Gooddhart et al, Routledge, 1998). Ms. Rojas-Suarez holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario."