Ignacio de la Torre

Arcano Partners

Ignacio de la Torre is a Partner and Chief Economist at the Spanish investment bank Arcano Partners.  Ignacio was amongst the first to foresee the turnaround of the Spanish economy from 2012 on, publishing his thesis in the following three report series “The Case for Spain”.  Ignacio gathers over 20 of experience in diverse fields of investment banking at Arcano, UBS and Deutsche Bank within the departments of Capital Markets, Equity Research and Sales. Since 2007, he is also the Academic Director of IE’s Master in Finance, and a regular columnist for the Spanish newspaper, El Confidencial, since 2008.  Ignacio has published four books, several academic papers and cases, and won the Everis prize in 2009. In 2009, he founded the NGO Financieros sin Fronteras (“Financiers without Borders“), of which he is vice president. Ignacio holds a Ph. D. in Medieval History (UNED), an MBA (INSEAD), and an MSc in Economics (ICADE).