Daniel Lacalle

Economist, Best Selling Author, Chief Economist at Tressis Management, international advisor, Professor of Global Economy at IE Business School and IEB


English, Spanish

Daniel Lacalle (Madrid, 1967). PhD in Economics, professor of Global Economy and Finances, he is also an investment fund manager. Daniel is Member of the Advisory Board at the Rafael del Pino Foundation and the HAC Business School as well as President of the Mises Hispano Institute. Furthermore, he is Commissioner of the Community of Madrid in London. Ranked in the Top 20 of the world’s most influential economists in 2016 according to Richtopia.

Daniel Lacalle is a professor at IE Business School, Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (IEB) and the UNED. He has also taught at the London School of Economics, Escuela AFI, and in the Masters MEMFI at the UNED. PhD in Economics and Degree in Economics and Business Sciences, he holds the title of Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA), Masters in Economic Research (UCV) and postgraduate studies by IESE (Universidad de Navarra).

His career in portfolio and investment management started in Citadel in the United States and continued in London (at Ecofin Limited and PIMCO) working in equities, fixed income, venture capital and commodities. He has been voted for five consecutive years in the Top 3 of the best managers of Excel Survey, the ranking of Thomson Reuters, on the categories of General Strategy, Petroleum and Electrical. Before his career as manager, he worked as financial analyst at ABN Amro (today RBS), and he had different responsibilities at Repsol and Enagas, where he received the award for the best IPO (IR Awards 2002).

Daniel Lacalle is author of different bestsellers translated to English, Chinese and Portuguese, which have sold more than 50,000 copies:
. “Life In The Financial Markets” (Wiley, 2014)
. “The Energy World Is Flat” (Wiley, 2014)
. “Escape from the Central Bank Trap” (BEP, 2017)

He writes a daily column in the Spanish online newspaper El Español, and he is a frequent collaborator at The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, World Economic Forum, Mises Institute, Focus Economics, Epoch Times, The Commentator and the BBC, as well as numerous Spanish media such as La Razón, Inversión, El Mundo, Intereconomía, 13TV, Espejo Público – A3, or La Sexta.
Mr Lacalle has given keynote speeches in the US in Miami, New York, Boston, Washington, Houston among other cities, as well as in Colombia, Mexico, Norway. His keynote speeches are popular for being provocative, insightful and informative. His main topics include global economics and monetary policy, trends in taxation, inequality and unemployment, as well as energy and technological substitution of fossil fuels and cryptocurrencies and financial markets.

Married with three children, he lives in London.

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