Vice President, Algorithmic & Automation Risk, Bank of Montreal
Juan Tellez served as Fellow at the Growth Lab from 2014-2016. After departing the Center for International Development, he worked as a Lecturer of Financial Econometrics at University of Neuchâtel as well as Lead Statistician at the French Institute of Health and Medical Research (2016 -2017). He was an Associate in Model Risk Governance - Electronic Trading at JP Morgan in London from (2017-2019). He worked as a Director in Algorithmic Trading Strategies Validation at UBS (2019-2022).
He holds a Master in Economics (2005), a Master of Advanced Studies in Econometrics (2008) and a PhD in Econometrics (2014) from the University of Geneva. His previous research has focused on proposing new econometric methodologies that are useful in the areas of development, health, inequality and social and public policy. He was a research assistant in the Applied Economics Lab of the University of Geneva (2006) and a teaching and research assistant in the Department of Economics of the University of Geneva (2006-2012), for the courses of Econometrics, Time Series, Probability, Statistics and Mathematics. He was also a Boninchi scholar and visiting researcher at McMaster University in Canada (2010-2011) and he worked as a researcher in the French Institute of Health and Medical Research (2011-2013).