Dr. Velarde currently holds the position of Director of Academic Programs at EGADE Business School. His fields of teaching and research include macroeconomics and microeconomics, corporate finance, bond markets and capital markets. He has published on various economic and financial themes including various papers on the valuation of public companies listed on the Mexican stock Exchange and case studies at a national and international level, including “México:¿Se hubiera podido prevenir la crisis de 1994?” and “Selling? That is easy".
In the corporate world, he has worked as an analyst at Vector Casa de Bolsa and as Deputy Director of Economic and Financial Studies in GBM Grupo Bursátil Mexicano. In the public sector, at federal level, he was a member of the group of economic advisors of the Ministry of Economy. He has also been an economic and financial advisor to private companies and has participated as a mentor and consultant in company incubators and accelerators.
Dr. Velarde also belongs to several associations, both academic and professional, including the American Academy of Financial Management, the Association of Economists of Nuevo Leon and the Mexican Institute of Finance Executives.
In addition to serving as Academic Director of the Department of Economics and Finance of EGADE Business School Monterrey, Dr. Velarde was Director of the Enlace E+E: Emprendedores de Alto Valor program, as well as Director of the Business Park: Innovation for the Corporate Services at the Santa Fe Campus and Director of the Center of Business and Financial Consulting and Research on the Guadalajara Campus.