To manage the Bank and its legal affairs with third parties; to act on behalf of the Board of Directors and convene and preside over its meetings; to ensure compliance with the BCRA Charter, other national laws and the Board’s Resolutions; and to perform all the other duties entrusted to the office as the Bank’s main executive authority (BCRA Charter, Section 10). He is a member of the Board of Directors.
Currently Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina and Professor at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT (1991), was Assistant Professor of Economics at UCLA (1991-1995), Chief Economist of YPF (1995-1998), Dean of the Business School at Di Tella (1998-2000/2002-2005), Secretary of Economic Policy of the Republic of Argentina (2001), Visiting Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (2005-2007),President of Banco Ciudad de Buenos Aires (2008-2013) and Member Chamber of Representatives, National Congress (2013-2015).He has written or edited eight books, and has published extensively in the area of international finance and macroeconomics.
In 2005 the World Economic Forum of Davos, selected him as Young Global Leader. In 2006 he received the Konex award for his contributions to economic theory.