Carlos Asilis is Co-founder & CIO of Glovista Investments. Prior to Glovista, Carlos managed global macro strategies focusing on global equities, fixed income, currencies and commodities at Proxima Alfa Investments (USA) LLC (2003 to 2007).
Between 1999 and 2003, Carlos worked at JP Morgan Chase, initially as the firm’s first Chief Global Emerging Markets Strategist and subsequently as Chief US and Chief Investment Strategist. Carlos’ contributions at JP Morgan Chase and other investment banks have been recognized in multiple institutional investor polls, including Institutional Investors Survey, Reuters Survey, Greenwich Polls and Latin Finance Awards. Carlos has also served as Director of Proprietary Trading Strategy in the Emerging Markets Fixed Income division at Credit Suisse First Boston and Union Bank of Switzerland. At Merrill Lynch, Carlos served as Chief Global Emerging Markets Currency Strategist, and Senior Latin America Equity Strategist.
Prior to 1994, Carlos was a Research Economist at the IMF where he was the lead Economist responsible for overseeing the economic surveillance of the Fund’s assistance programs to China and the Russian Federation. At the IMF, Carlos also authored an innovative technical report analyzing the US public debt, “The U.S. Public Debt: Implications for Growth”, Working Paper 4, January 1994, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC .
Prior to joining the IMF in 1992, Carlos served as Economics professor at Georgetown University, Lecturer at the University of Chicago and Visiting Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics. Carlos’ academic contributions in scholarly journals include work in the fields of Global Finance, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Pure Economic Theory, Labor Economics, Game Theory and Global Trade.
Carlos received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1988 and holds an honors BSE Degree in Finance and Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.