Andrés Forero received a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, a Masters degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, and a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies (Economics) from the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Before attending the LBJ School, he worked as an emerging markets analyst and portfolio manager with Intercontinental Asset Management and UBS Financial Services. He has also had extensive experience with distressed securities markets and corporate restructuring in the US. His main areas of interest are corporate bankruptcy, financial markets regulation, corporate governance, emerging markets, and public school finance. Andres’ dissertation topic is “Creditor Committees in Bankruptcy Court: An Empirical Study.”
Committee: Shama Gamkhar (Chair), Cynthia Buckley, Mechele Dickerson, Michael Granoff, Chandler Stolp
Thesis: "Creditor Committees in Bankruptcy Court: An Empirical Study"
Research Interests: Public Finance, Economic Policy, Financial Regulation, Bankruptcy, Emerging Markets