Jordi Canals is the Dean of IESE Business School and Professor of Economics and General Management. From 1992 to 2001, he served as Associate Dean of IESE. Jordi Canals is a recognized scholar in the areas of corporate strategy, corporate governance, globalization and banking, and the author of numerous books and articles. Dean Canals has served as Guest Scholar at the International Monetary Fund, Visiting Scholar at the World Bank, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard Business School and Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution. He earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Barcelona. He is a board member of GMAC and the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management. He is a founding member of the European Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee, Europe's leading independent oversight group on European banking and financial affairs.