María Nieto

Associate to the Director General Bank Regulation and FInancial Stability, Bank of Spain

Dr María J. Nieto is Associate to the Director General Bank Regulation and Financial Stability at Bank of Spain. Her focus has been on prudential regulation and crisis management in the EU. Dr Nieto has been a contributor on these topics to the BIS, European Central Bank, European Commission and O.E.C.D. She has cooperated as Consultant with the International Monetary Fund as well as the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

She is author of several articles that have been published, among others, by the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, European Financial Management and Journal of Banking Regulation. Dr Nieto is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Banking Regulation (Palgrave McMillan) and Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance (Emerald).

Dr Nieto has developed her career at the European Central Bank, Council of Economic Advisors to the Spanish President, EBRD and International Monetary Fund. Dr. Nieto earned an MBA (finance) degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and a PhD cum laude from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Dr. Nieto is also a CPA and was recipient of the Fundación Ramón Areces Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at UCLA.

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