Eugenio Briales currently serves as a Teaching and Research Fellow to the Program on International Financial Systems (PIFS), as well as a Visiting Professor at leading Chinese universities. In this capacity, he conducts research and teaches courses in financial and securities regulation, FinTech and corporate governance plus other emerging topics in financial regulation to regulators at PIFS executive education programs. He is also a Visiting Professor at leading Chinese universities.
Eugenio is an accomplished researcher with proven leadership skills and deep knowledge pertaining to financial services complemented by over 10 years’ experience providing expert consulting and advisory services to government, international organizations, and companies across numerous different industries. His most recent research, advisory, and teaching work is focused on trends driving digital transformation in financial services, infrastructure finance, and the effect on competition of common ownership by asset managers. He has been a business consultant, as well as an in-house financial services legal counsel, and currently advises a number of private companies.
He is one of the leading members in the process of drafting a roadmap for harnessing digital data to develop an inclusive and efficient financial marketplace as a Core Member of the APEC Business Advisory Council on FinTech; additionally, he has worked on projects with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. He earned securities, financial regulation, and public policy degrees, as well as a certificate in international arbitration and dispute resolution from Georgetown University, where he was a Global Teaching Fellow. He also holds executive education diplomas in global leadership, law and economics from Harvard University. He is fluent in English, German and Spanish.