Daniel Lacalle has a PhD in Economics and is a Fund Manager. He holds the CIIA financial analyst title, with a post graduate degree in IESE and a master’s degree in economic investigation (UCV).He is member of the advisory board of the Rafael del Pino foundation and is Commissioner of the Community of Madrid in London. He was ranked as one of the top 20 most influential economist in the world 2016 (according to Richtopia). Daniel Lacalle has more than 24 years of experience in the energy and finance sectors, including experience in North Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. Daniel Lacalle is currently a fund manager overseeing equities, bonds and commodities. He was voted Top 3 Generalist and Number 1 Pan-European Buyside Individual in Oil & Gas in Thomson Reuters’ Extel Survey in 2011, the leading survey among companies and financial institutions. Lacalle is author of the best-selling books “Life In The Financial Markets” (Wiley, 2014) and “The Energy World Is Flat” (Wiley, 2014, with Diego Parrilla), which was translated to Portuguese and Chinese, as well as “Escape From the Central Bank Trap” (BusinessExpertPress, 2017), with more than 50,000 copies sold. Lacalle is a regular collaborator with CNBC, El Español, Hedgeye and The Wall Street Journal. Daniel Lacalle is also a lecturer at the London School of Economics, UNED University and IE Business School.