Dr. Pedro Gurrola-Perez is head of research at The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). The WFE announced his appointment to that role on August 12, 2019. He joined the WFE from the Bank of England, where he led the Financial Market Infrastructures (FMI) Directorate Research Team.
Gurrola-Perez joined the Bank of England in 2013 from the UK Financial Services Authority. His work includes research on the economics of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for securities settlement, and on managing market liquidity risk in CCPs. He has also led research on CCP margin models and back-testing methodologies. He was a member of the CPMI-IOSCO Working Group on Digital Innovation, and has led projects on credit risk models supervision at the Prudential Regulatory Authority.
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