Miguel is Denmark Mission Chief and co-leader of the financial sector analytical working group of the European Department (IMF). Miguel has over 18 years of experience in the international public and private sectors in various countries, focusing on macroeconomic and financial stability policy and developing quantitative methodologies for assessments of financial stability, systemic and institutional risks and macro-financial linkages with a focus on the use of quantitative measures for policy-making. He has worked at the IMF for 13 years and has been responsible for stress testing and quantitative systemic risk assessments in major Financial Sector Assessment Programs (FSAPs), including the U.S., U.K., Canada, Mexico, Denmark, Switzerland. Miguel has contributed to various IMF Global Financial Stability Reports (GFSRs), and has led technical cooperation and assistance projects with central banks in Germany, France, Italy, Norway, Sweden, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Israel, Ireland, Chile and the European Central Bank.During 2010-13, he occupied the position of Director General of Risk in the Mexican Financial Supervisory Agency, where he contributed to the transformation of the regulatory and supervisory frameworks to make them risk-based compliant. He also contributed to the establishment of the financial stability committee in Mexico. He has worked in the private sector as a quant risk modeler at Citibank, Deutsche Bank and the Royal Bank of Canada. Miguel holds a Ph.D. in quantitative finance and a M.Sc. and Bachelor's degree in economics from the London School of Economics.