Alumni

Become a Lifetime Member of the MQE Community

When you enroll in the MQE program, you’re not just a student for 1-2 years. As alumni, you’ll always have a bridge back to UCLA and the benefits that go hand in hand with that partnership.

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Alumni Impact

MQE alumni are actively employed in a wide variety of industries and settings.

MQE Global Ambassadors

The MQE Global Ambassadors’ Network is comprised of select MQE students and alumni who advise the department on global outreach and prospective student engagement. The Global Ambassadors Network plays an important role in expanding and strengthening our international reach and advising the program on new and emerging needs. Learn more.

Anita '20 | Economist, Bank Indonesia

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Anita, ’20 MAE
Economist, Bank Indonesia

Anita is an Economics at Central Bank of Indonesia. She is an engineer turn to an economist, with the current job related to assessment and research about household’s vulnerability
as part of maintaining the financial system stability.

Mariano Gutierrez | Analyst, Banco de Guatemala

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Mariano Gutierrez
Analyst, Banco de Guatemala

Mariano is a former engineer who now works as a research economist in Guatemala’s Central Bank. Member of the economic research department, currently working with DSGE semi structural models, time series models and economic research on Monetary Policy topics.

Emin Keteci, '22 MQE | Senior Inspector, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

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Emin Keteci, ’22 MQE
Senior Inspector, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

Emin is a senior inspector in the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) working in accordance with audit ethics. He conducts external audits in commercial banks, payment and e-money institutions of Turkey regarding compliance to regulations, and perform risk-based financial/operational internal audits, assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of controls.

Marco Martinez Huerta, '21 MQE | Economist, Banco de Mexico

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Marco Martinez Huerta, ’21 MQE
Economist, Banco de Mexico

Marco is Economist with 7 years of central banking experience. He works at the Research Department of the Central Bank of Mexico on topics related to monetary policy.

Amina Sherif | Quantitative Risk Analyst, Central Bank of Egypt

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Amina Sherif
Quantitative Risk Analyst, Central Bank of Egypt

Amina is a quantitative risk analyst at the Central Bank of Egypt. She is a CFA charterholder. She holds a BS in actuarial science from the American University in Cairo and is expected to graduate from the Master of Quantitative Economics at UCLA in December 2022.

Chayanit Somsuk, '18 MAE | Transport Technical Officer, Ministry of Transport, Thailand

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Chayanit Somsuk, ’18 MAE
Transport Technical Officer, Ministry of Transport, Thailand

Tanya Vattanakum, '22 MQE | Office of Insurance Commission, Thailand

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Tanya Vattanakum, ’22 MQE
Office of Insurance Commission, Thailand

Once a private banking strategist, then got a chance to be a quantitative economics student at UCLA. Now, I am working on how to apply all my extraordinary experiences to the development of insurance in Thailand.

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MQE alumni play an important role in the success of the MQE program.
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