Tomás Guerrero is Research Assistant at ESADE Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics (ESADEgeo), Head of Madrid Office at Spain Halal Institute, WIEF Young Leader and PhD candidate at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid under supervision of Carlos Santiago-Caballero and Javier Santiso. His main lines of research are Frontier Markets, Sovereign Wealth Funds and Halal Industry.
At ESADEgeo he works with Javier Santiso and Javier Capapé doing analysis and studies focused in his main lines of research. As a result of these investigations, Tomás has contributed to the development of the first four editions of the first SWFs report in Spanish and has published several articles and workings papers on Frontier Markets, Sovereign Wealth Funds and Halal Industry in Fedesarrollo (Colombia), ESADEgeo (Spain), SovereigNET Bulletin (USA), Alternative Emerging Investor (USA), The World Financial Review (UK) and Clear Path Analysis (UK). Also, he has published numerous opinion pieces in newspapers, such as Financial Times, El País, Exame, Expansión or Cinco Días, and he is coordinating with Javier Capapé Start Up Spain series (with more than 5,000 attendees), the ESADEgeo SWF Ranking and the ESADEgeo SWF Tracker.
He has been the first Spanish speaker in the World Islamic Economic Forum and appointed trainer for the WIEF Young Fellows Programme by the same institution.
Prior to joining ESADEgeo, he worked in the General Technical Secretary of Spain's Ministry of Home Affairs and the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid as a research assistant in the departments of Labour Law and Economic History. He graduated from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid with a BA in Economics and BA in Law, studying one of his years at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan), and holds a MSc in Economic Development and Growth from the same university.