MSc in Economics, University of Minnesota


Eudald Canadell is a Senior Vice President in the Madrid office of Compass Lexecon. He has spent most of his career working in the international regulatory and financial markets field. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona and an MSc in Economics from the University of Minnesota, where he focused on Financial Economics and Econometrics, and taught (T.A) Managerial Economics and Microeconomics. He has also completed advanced management courses at several business schools including the INSEAD (AMP 2008).

Prof. Canadell was a Director at the Spanish Securities Regulatory Authority, where he was responsible for economic analysis and international relations, having intervened in the negotiation of several European directives in finance. Subsequently he was appointed Secretary General of IOSCO, a position he held for four years. During his tenure IOSCO developed and approved, among other policies, the first Principles for the Regulation and Supervision of Securities Markets (1998), adopted subsequently by the IMF to assess the quality of regulatory and supervisory systems around the world.

Prof. Canadell has also served as a senior executive at financial markets and international financial companies, including the Financial Derivatives Exchange in Spain (MEFF), and Standard & Poor’s Index Services, where he held the position of Managing Director for Europe during 6 years.