Alejandro Padilla

Executive Director of Economic Research & Financial Markets Strategy

Alejandro Padilla


Alejandro Padilla has more than 15 years of experience as a professional economist and macro strategist. Mr. Padilla is Head Strategist of Fixed-income, FX and Commodities (Research Director) at Banorte bank, based in Mexico City. He has been holding this post for the last 9 years. Previously, Mr. Padilla worked for 3 years at J.P.Morgan Chase as Emerging Markets Strategist, based in the Mexico City office. He has also worked in the financial sector in areas related to treasury, economic research and IR. Mr. Padilla obtained a Master’s degree in Economics from University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, together with an Honours degree (graduate level) in Financial Economics from the same institution. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from ITAM in Mexico and a Corporate Finance Executive Education Diploma from Kellogg/Northwestern University. On the academic front, Mr. Padilla has lectured in the MBA program at Universidad Iberoamericana and at several diploma programs about corporate finance and market economics at Tecnológico de Monterrey – EGADE Business School, Universidad Anáhuac and Riskmathics. He actively participates in national and international publications, as well as in radio and TV specialized programs, highlighting a monthly newspaper column at El Financiero Bloomberg. He was awarded with the “Future Leaders” distinction in 2017 by the Institute of International Finance. He has dictated several conferences about economics and financial markets in Mexico, United States, Europe and Asia.

Speaker at these events:

Bonds & Loans Mexico 2021 - Virtual

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk 24 2020