Ms. Pérez Ruiz is Mission Chief for Guatemala WHD. Previously, she had been Senior Economist for Chile and gained a diverse country experience working in EUR (2009−2016) (Greece program, Euro area team, France desk, and one off missions with the Netherlands and Belgium). Before joining the IMF, Ms. Pérez Ruiz had served as a Senior Economist at the European Commission (2006−09), and as economic advisor to senior management at the Spanish Ministry of Finance (2001−06). She holds a Master’s and a D.Phil. in Economics from the University of Valencia, Spain.