Jaime P. Monfort

Jaime P. Monfort graduated from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 2000 with a master’s and a bachelor’s in telecommunications engineering, having also studied two years as an exchange student in France and Germany. Subsequently he earned master’s degrees in business administration from Collège des Ingénieurs in Paris, in financial economics from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, in financial engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, in economic development from the London School of Economics, and in public administration from Columbia University. He currently pursues a master’s in international law and politics at Georgetown University. He attended High School at Alamo Heights High School and La Merced Marist College.

He has worked in the technology sector in Madrid, Stuttgart and Paris, and in the financial industry in New York City and London. His interests lie in the interaction between financial economics and economic development. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish fluently, and has an intermediate level in Russian and a beginner's level in Italian and Portuguese.

He is the Author of The Monfort Plan (John Wiley & Sons, 2010) and a regular contributor to Roubini Global Economics and The Huffington Post. He currently works on his second book