Dr Agnès Belaisch

Dr Agnès Belaisch

Visiting Senior Fellow

Institute of Global Affairs

About me

Agnès Belaisch was Head of Sovereign Fixed Income at Rothschild Asset Management during 2015-16. Previously, she was Head of Economic and Market Analysis at the European Stability Mechanism in Luxembourg, the euro-area bailout fund created to deal with the European debt crisis. Prior to that, Agnès was Head of Emerging Strategy and Fund Manager at Threadneedle Investments. She spent ten years as a senior economist at the IMF, where she was responsible for providing advice to governments from a number of emerging markets in Latin America, Emerging Europe, and Asia. Agnès has also held positions in the Chief Economist’s Office at the European Investment Bank and the Central Bank of Chile, where she was a senior economist and advisor. Agnès has published a wide range of papers on EM-related subjects and has a PhD in Economics from NYU.