Manuel Guzman began his career in 1985 at the Ministry of Finance where he served as Deputy Director of Analysis of Financial Markets. In 1990 he joined as Director of the Research and Development Accival and later joined Banamex as head of the Financial Markets Research. In 1996 he was a founding member of Fortum and responsible for Economic Analysis and Stock Market. In 2002 he joined Grupo Financiero IXE, where he has served as Director of Portfolio Management and Chief Investment Officer. Currently, he serves as chief economist at IXE Grupo Financiero.