Jorge Cruz-Lopez

Jorge is the Director of Advanced Analytics and Research at FNA. He is also a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Western University and a Member of the Advisory Board of the New York Institute of Finance.

Jorge joined FNA in 2019 after spending eight years at the Bank of Canada, where he worked as a Senior Economist and as a Principal Researcher. At the Bank of Canada, conducted and oversaw research and policy in the areas of financial market infrastructures (FMIs), asset pricing, financial stability and risk management. He also participated in multiple working groups relating to the regulation of derivatives markets and the modernisation of payment systems, in addition to serving as the Associate Editor of the Bank of Canada Financial System Review, a publication devoted to the assessment of systemic risks globally and in Canada.

Jorge has published in academic and practitioner journals and has spoken at several conferences, universities and policy institutions, including the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and various central banks. He has been a Visiting Scholar at HEC Paris and at Queensland University of Technology in Australia and has held teaching positions in the business schools of Carleton University, the University of Ottawa and Simon Fraser University, where obtained a PhD in Finance in 2014.