Currently he is half time Professor and Coordinator for the course Fundamentals of Finance at ITAM. In addition, he is advising a foreign government in the development of a mortgage financing system through capital markets. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (with honors) at ITAM and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. His dissertation developed a Statistical and Machine Learning Frameworks for Economics.
In the private sector Dr. Galindo served as CEO of Hipotecaria Total (HiTo), a service company for structuring and securitization of mortgages inspired by the Danish mortgage system and with the mission to create a transparent, safe, reliable and cost-efficient system for housing finance in México. Under his administration HiTo consolidated as structurer and servicer of a mortgage portfolio larger than 80,000 million pesos. He was also Director at Delloitte for the practice of Management of Financial Institutions, Risk, Treasury and Capital Markets.
In the public sector at Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal (SHF), the Mortgage Development Bank in Mexico, Dr. Galindo held different positions including CFO, Director for Institutional Strategy, Market development and Internals controls. He was also Deputy Risk Manager at the Central Bank in Mexico, consultant to the National Securities and Banking Commission (CNBV) and assistant at the Chief of advisors for the Ministry of Finance (SHCP).
He has served pro bono as Regional Director for Mexico for the Professional Risk Manager International Association (PRMIA); Member of the Corporate Finance Committee at the Mexican Institute of Executives in Finance (IMEF) and member of the Risk Committee at the central counterparty for securities in the Mexican Stock Exchange.
Among his publications is worth noting: “Nonparametric Estimation of the Black-Scholes Pricing Equation: A Comparative Analysis of Statistical and Machine Learning Methods”, (1999) Journal of Computational Finance; and, “Credit Risk Assessment with Statistical and Machine Learning Basic Methodology and Risk Modeling Applications”, (with P. Tamayo), (1998), Journal of Computational Economics.
Topics of Interest
- Real Estate Finance
- Risk Management