Heliodoro Temprano is an EU Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute, which he joined in September 2017.
He has made much of his career at the European Commission. Currently an Adviser at the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), he headed, between March 2010 and August 2017, the "Neighbourhood Countries and Macro-Financial Assistance" Unit in this same DG. Previously he was Head of the "Globalisation and Development Policy" in DG ECFIN and Deputy Head of the Unit responsible for the analysis of the Asian and Latin American economies, the G7/G8 and IMF issues. During 2007-2008, he coordinated the international chapters of the Commission's report EMU@10: Successes and Challenges after 10 Years of Economic and Monetary Union. He has also worked in the European I Department of the IMF, as well as in the Research Department of Banesto, a major Spanish bank, where he was Deputy Director for International Monetary Analysis.
A Spanish national, he holds degrees in economics at the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, the University of Sussex and the Universidad Alcalá de Henares. He has published in the fields of international macroeconomics, public finance, monetary integration and transition economics.