Editorial Board

Professor Ann Florini
Dr Ian Goldin
Thomas Hale
Parag Khanna
Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Charles A. Kupchan
Kate Macdonald
Professor Anthony McGrew
Dr Eva-Maria Nag
Danny Quah
Professor Dani Rodrik
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Dr Hackan Seckinelgin
Dr Jill Stuart
Andy Sumner
Professor Laurence Tubiana

Advisory Board

Professor Tim Besley
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor John Braithwaite
Professor Mick Cox
Professor Geoffrey Garrett
Professor Takatoshi Ito
Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor Inge Kaul
Professor Robert Keohane
Professor Sir David King
Andreas Klasen
Professor Julian Le Grand
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor John Ruggie
Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Vinod Tare
Professor Shang-Jin Wei
Professor Ngaire Woods
Professor Tianbiao Zhu

Practitioners' Board

Sanmit Ahuja
Mr Lakhdar Brahimi
Richard Burge
Augustin Carstens Carstens
Howard Davies
Mr Kemal Dervis
Bill Emmott
Pascal Lamy
Chris Miller
Alastair Newton
James Orbinski
Mr Romano Prodi
Mr Jean-Michel Severino
Javier Solana
Theo Sommer
George Soros
Mr Peter Sutherland
Professor Muhammad Yunus

Agustin Carstens

Augustin Carstens Carstens
Governor Mexican Central Bank
Former Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Governor of the Mexican Central Bank


Agustín Carstens was appointed Governor of the Mexican Central Bank in January 2010. He assumed office as Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund from August 1, 2003 to October 2006. Prior to taking up his position as Deputy Managing Director at the IMF, he was Mexico's Deputy Secretary of Finance. From 1999-2000, Mr. Carstens served as an Executive Director at the IMF (representing Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain and Venezuela), after a career at the Banco de México (central bank), where his positions included those of Director General, Economic Research and Chief of Staff in the Governor's office. In addition, he has been an organizer of the United Nations Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey and of meetings of the Group of 20, and has served as Alternate Governor for Mexico at the InterAmerican Development Bank and the World Bank.

He has published articles in collections edited by: the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, the University of London, OECD, IMF and World Bank. He has also published articles in the following journals: Columbia Journal of World Business, American Economic Review, Journal of Asian Economics, Journal of International Finance, Cuadernos Económicos del ICE (Spain) and Gaceta de Economía del ITAM (Mexico).

Born in 1958, Mr. Carstens has a Ph.D. (1985) and M.A. (1983) in Economics from the University of Chicago. He has a B.A. in Economics from Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)(1982).