Carlos Casanova is an economist at BBVA in Hong Kong. His areas of expertise include economic developments in the Asia Pacific region and China, as well as the energy and commodity sectors. In addition to examining macroeconomic trends in Asia, he focuses on China’s economic relationship with the world, particularly Latin America and Africa.
Prior to joining BBVA, Carlos worked for the European Commission and as a senior consultant for an energy firm in Beijing.
Carlos holds a BA Joint Honours from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS); and an MA in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Carlos speaks Spanish, English and Chinese fluently.