Sebastian’s research is currently focused on microeconomics of banking, the banking industry and bank prudential policy. Until 2012 he was a Technical Specialist at the UK Financial Services Authority researching on the interaction between the economy and bank regulation. Sebastian contributed to the Basel Committee external reports of the short and long-term impact assessment of the Basel 3 proposals (MAG and LEI report respectively). He was also a key co-author of the FSA occasional paper 42 “Measuring the impact of prudential policy on the economy”. Sebastian was a key contributor to the analysis of macroeconomic impacts in the EBA reports: “Impact assessment of the LCR” of December 2013 and the “LCR implementation” report of December 2014.
In the past he has published research papers, book chapters in Chile, the UK and Europe on macroeconomics and economic sector modelling with application to policy on taxation, new technologies, energy and the environment.