Shahin Vallee is an Associate Fellow at Bruegel. His research interest is essentially focused on international macroeconomics but he is also particularly interested in the all research areas at the intersection of financial markets and public policy. In particular, at Bruegel he worked on the international monetary system, European economic governance and monetary and macroprudential policy. He holds a Masters from Columbia University in New York, he also holds a Public Affairs Degree from Sciences Po in Paris and an undergraduate economics degree from La Sorbonne. He is fluent in French and English and can speak and read Portuguese. Shahin worked at BNP Paribas where he occupied different roles within the research department. Between January and June 2012 Shahin served as an advisor on European and economic issues to the Green Party's presidential campaign in France. From 1 July 2012, Shahin has been appointed to the Cabinet of President Van Rompuy as an economic advisor.