Mauro F. Roca, PhD

Managing Director
Emerging Markets Group


Mr. Roca is a Sovereign Analyst for the TCW Emerging Markets Group, covering the Latin America region. Prior to joining TCW in 2017, Mr. Roca held senior economist and strategist positions at leading investment banks for more than a decade. In these roles, he conducted macroeconomic and markets research, identifying investment opportunities and assessing economic and political risks. More recently, he worked as a Senior Latin America Economist at Goldman Sachs. Prior to this, he was a Senior Emerging Markets Strategist at Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. Mr. Roca also has experience in the public sector and international organizations, including the International Monetary Fund, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Central Bank of Argentina. In addition, he was an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University and a Visiting Professor at CEMA University, Argentina. Mr. Roca holds a BSc, summa cum laude, in Economics from the National University of Córdoba, Argentina, an MA in Economics from CEMA University, and an MPhil in Economics and PhD, with Distinction from Columbia University.