Christian E. Marin is a Fulbright Scholar pursuing an M.A. in Global Affairs at the Jackson Institute. Born and raised in Mexico City, Christian interned at Bank of America Merrill Lynch before joining the international reserves division of the Bank of Mexico (Central Bank), where he would later oversee the daily multibillion dollar market operations of the U.S. dollar investments desk. There, he led a team of six financial and economic analysts generating macro investment ideas for the CIO, monitoring external asset managers, researching financial markets, trading financial securities and implementing multiple projects. He also led the acquisition of the first green financial securities in the history of the Central Bank from institutions such as the World Bank and the European Investment Bank. He graduated from Universidad Iberoamericana as first of his class with a B.A. in Economics, where he served as president of the Economics Student Council and the university-wide Electoral Committee. Fluent in French, English and Spanish, Christian will focus his studies at Yale on developing quantitative methods for understanding world issues that affect global financial markets.