Shahin Vallée is a Senior Economist at Soros Fund Management. He was the Economic Advisor to the French Economy Minister until April 2015 based in Paris. Prior to that he was Economic Advisor to the President of the European Council based in Brussels. In this capacity, he worked in particular on issues pertaining to European economic policy, the architecture of the euro area and the consequences of the economic and financial crisis.
He has been a Fellow at Bruegel, a leading European economic think tank, since October 2010 where his research interest essentially revolved around international macroeconomics, but he is also particularly interested in research areas at the intersection of financial markets and public policy. He is affiliated with the European Institute of the London School of Economics and is a member of the euro50 group, a group of senior current and former European policymakers in Europe.
He is a PhD Candidate at the LSE and holds a Masters from Columbia University in New York, he also holds a Public Affairs Degree from Sciences Po in Paris and an undergraduate economics degree from La Sorbonne. He is fluent in French, English and can speak and read Portuguese.
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