Field of Study: Finance & Banking

Mr. Pedro Biscay works at the Attorney General Office working in the investigations of financial and organized crimes, and has over 15 years of professional experience in public policy at various government agencies and civil society.

Most recently, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA), where he was in charge of the Vice Superintendent of the financial systems with the responsibility of monitoring financial operations of banks (and other financial institutions) and preventing money laundering. Furthermore, he takes part in decisions related with monetary policy and access to credit.

During Pedro’s Fellowship year, he hopes to strengthen his academic and professional skills on topics related with financial regulation policies, systemic risk measures, access to credit and anti-money laundering actions. He is also committed in promoting the best practices to prevent illicit financial flows emphasizing the relation between prudential regulations and investigation of economic crimes.

Following his return to Argentina, he will continue to advocate in a huge debate about the urgency of a new financial architecture based on an ethics financial behavior and oriented to economic developments and human rights.

Mr. Biscay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Law (University of Buenos Aires) and a Master’s degree in Law and Finance (University of CEMA).