Javier Villar joined BBVA Research in 2017 as an economist at the Financial Systems Unit.
Between 2008 and 2017, he worked for the European Commission. As a statistician and economists, he performed a number of analyses in the areas of public support to the financial sector, crisis management framework and monetary policy, among others.
Previously, Javier worked for Seminario de Estudios Socioeconómicos Carlos Velasco (Caixanova) and for the Galician Institute of Statistics. He studied Economics and Business Administration in Santiago de Compostela and specialized in European Economics at the College of Europe. Javier is currently enrolled in a PhD programme on Banking and Finance in Santiago de Compostela.