Luis Alejos is a Guatemalan national; he received a BSc. in Economics (2004) and an MSc. in Economics (2005) from University College London, England. His recent work experience includes positions as Country Economist for El Salvador at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C., Director of Public Credit at the Ministry of Finance in Guatemala and Lecturer in International Trade and International Finance at Universidad Rafael Landivar in Guatemala. His current fields of interest are public finance and development economics.