Christian Deseglise is an adjunct professor teaching "Investing in Emerging Markets." Beginning 2011-12, he will co-teach a new course on the economies and financial sectors of the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China).
Deseglise is a Managing Director at HSBC Global Asset Management, in charge of distribution for North America. Previously, he was a partner at BTG Pactual, where he was in charge of business development. He previously worked at HSBC in New York and London, and Credit Commercial de France in Paris.
Deseglise has taught at Sciences Po in Paris and the Institute for High Studies for Development in Bogota, Colombia. He holds a Master of International Affairs (MIA '90) from Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs, with a concentration in international finance and banking. Deseglise also holds degrees from Science Po (international relations) and the University of Paris III (Spanish studies).
Deseglise established Foundation Caring for Colombia, a not-for-profit organization that provides assistance to the victims of violence in Colombia.