Barclays appoints Gabriel Casillas as the new Chief Economist for Latin America


Casillas, who will be based in New York, will report directly to Christian Keller, Head of Economics Research

Photo: Gabriel Casillas appointed Chief LATAM Economist at Barclays
Photo: Gabriel Casillas appointed Chief LATAM Economist at Barclays

NEW YORK, October 11, 2021 -- One of the world's leading investment bank's, Barclays have announced the appointment of Gabriel Casillas as the bank's new Chief Economist for Latin America.

Mr. Casillas joins Barclays from Grupo Financiero Banorte, where he was Chief Economist and Head of Investor Relations and ESG. He has over 15 years of experience in the industry and previously worked at J.P. Morgan and UBS as Chief Economist for Mexico and Chile, as well as at the central bank of Mexico in different divisions.

"We are delighted to welcome Gabriel to Barclays and to our Global Research franchise, Gabriel's appointment underscores our commitment to investing in top level talent and we are confident our clients will benefit from his insights and expertise, as well as his diverse experience in the economic and financial sectors,"

says Ajay Rajadhyaksha, Head of Macro Research.

Mr. Casillas is also chair of the National Committee of Economic Research at the Mexican Institute of Finance Executives and a member of the Economic Advisory Committee at the Institute of International Finance.

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a full-service corporate and investment bank.