December 1, 2001
Most people working in Latin American government treasuries and central banks are middle-aged career bureaucrats or academics with little actual market-based experience.
Mirko Stiglich, Peru's new debt adviser, is just the opposite. He is young - just 30 years old - and has spent all of his short career in the private sector.
Drafted into public service by Finance Minister Pedro-Pablo Kuczynski, Stiglich has grand plans to inject Peru into the world's financial system and start laying the foundations for a local capital market. Stiglich is starting just about from scratch. Peru has
Mirko Stiglich, a young banker with skills honed in the international markets, has returned home to revive Peru's catatonic capital markets and help integrate the country into the world's financial system.