July 30th 2020


Goldman Sachs

Ricardo Penfold

Portfolio Manager

Ricardo Penfold is a portfolio manager responsible for sovereign research coverage on the Emerging Market Debt team. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 and was named managing director in 2010.

Prior to joining the firm, Ricardo was head of research and an economist for Santander Investments and Banco Santander Central Hispano in Venezuela. Earlier in his career, he was professor of economics at the Universidad Central de Venezuela and Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela.

Ricardo earned a BA from Boston University in 1987 and a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991. He is also a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.


About this Webinar

This time, Alberto Graña and Ricardo Penfold will discuss the perspectives for the region, which became the epicenter of the health and economic crisis, touching on topics such as:

  • The economic contraction after the quarantine measures.
  • To what extent can stimulus measures be applied.
  • The limited ability to incur debt in reserve currency.
  • The consequences and prospects in the medium term.