Daniel Fernández currently works as a Senior Economist at the Global Markets Unit in BBVA Research. At BBVA, he has also worked as a Quantitative Analyst at the Market Risk Unit during almost three years. Before that period, he carried out postdoctoral research in theoretical physics during six years at several research institutes in Spain, Germany, United States, and Canada.
He has lectured physics to international students at the ICAI engineering school in Madrid, and he has also lectured Econometrics at the Master in Quantitative Finance of the Alcalá de Henares University in Madrid.
He obtained the Doctor degree in Theoretical Physics at the Complutense University of Madrid in 2009, with honors. He was also awarded with a Fulbright fellowship (2010), and with an Alexander von Humboldt fellowship (2012) in physics research. In 2017, he completed an Executive Master degree in Quantitative Finance by the finance school Analistas Financieros Internacionales (AFI).