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Peru’s Economy: On the Upswing? Event

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Peruvian American Association welcomes members, private and public sector leaders to dialogue about Peru’s economy and what is ahead for the country.

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Speaker

Luis Oganes is the Global Head of Emerging Markets Research group of J.P. Morgan, where he joined in 1997 in New York.  Luis manages the teams of economists and strategists in charge of analyzing economic and political dynamics and of  identifying investment opportunities in sovereign debt, currencies and local bond markets in Emerging Asia; Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Latin America.  Luis also drives the EM flagship publications.  After spending two years in London, Luis relocated back to New York in mid-2016.  On several occasions, Luis has left his country coverage duties temporarily to participate in advisory projects with some governments and quasi-sovereign entities in Latin America, Middle East and Asia.  His previous professional engagements include teaching at the Department of Economics of New York University (1993-1997), researcher at the Operations Evaluation Department of the World Bank (1994), and economic analyst at Grupo Apoyo, an economic think-tank in Lima, Peru (1989-1992). Luis obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from New York University in 1998 and his B.A. in Economics from Universidad de Lima in 1990.

Speaker

Jaime Reusche is a Vice President – Senior Credit Officer in Moody’s sovereign risk group. He has 11 years of industry experience. Mr. Reusche is responsible for analysis and ratings of Latin American sovereigns. He authors research on developments impacting sovereign credit quality, participates in sovereign rating committees, and is responsible for communicating sovereign risk group views in investor briefings and discussions with policymakers. Previously, he was lead analyst for a portfolio of Central and Eastern European sovereigns in the same group, before refocusing on Latin America. He had worked as a Director in Fitch Ratings’ sovereigns group covering Latin American credits including Argentina, Chile and Central American countries until 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Reusche held the positions of analyst, associate analyst and senior associate throughout his nearly seven years at the sovereigns group in Moody’s, where he covered Latin American and Eastern European sovereigns, and oversaw data collection for Moody’s semi-annual Country Statistical Handbook. Jaime earned a BS in economics and international business & trade Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business and Economics.

 

Moderator

Christian Plumb has worked as an editor and correspondent in Sao Paulo, Milan, Paris and New York, beginning his career at Bloomberg in 1992 then moving in 2001 to Reuters, where he now oversees Latin America companies and markets coverage. His fascination with Latin America began when he worked with volunteer organization Amigos de las Americas on health programs in rural regions of Paraguay, Mexico and the Dominican Republic in the late 1980s. He wrote his graduation thesis at Cornell University’s College Scholar program on the Nicaraguan Sandinistas’ unique brand of Marxism. In Brazil, Christian covered sectors including autos, telecoms and utilities, as well as some political and macroeconomic news. He has written extensively about European banks and the financial services industry, his focus during 5 years in Italy and 3 years in France, where he also served as Reuters’ chief financial correspondent. In addition, he led Reuters’ coverage of the 2008 financial crisis as editor in charge of the New York-based Finance and M&A team. Christian, who is fluent in Portuguese, lives with his wife Dulce in Harlem, New York.

 

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