Caxton Europe, LLP
Alonso is Portfolio Manager at Caxton, a global-macro, multi-asset hedge fund. Previously, he was Portfolio Manager at SAC Capital, Strategist at Moore Capital in London and Chief Economist for Emerging Markets Special Opportunities Ltd, Citigroup. He was Founding Partner and Managing Director of ECADSE Ltd, an independent consultancy firm dedicated to providing advice to institutional clients and sovereigns on the assessment and resolution of economic and financial crisis. When serving as Vice Minister of the Economy of Ecuador and as Economic Advisor to the President, he played a pivotal role in the stabilization and recovery of his country’s economy following the 1999 economic collapse, helping to lead Ecuador through its financial crisis by enacting a program of dollarization, a highly controversial but ultimately successful endeavor. He holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics.