Nahiomy Alvarez is a financial markets specialist in the Financial Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In this role, she contributes to various research work streams on key policy issues impacting domestic and global financial markets such as risk management, payments, financial technologies, and emerging risks. She has published on the issue of concentration in central clearing and climate change risk, among other topics. Prior to joining the Bank, Nahiomy was a strategy consultant at Hamilton Place Strategies in Washington, DC, where she advised Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, financial services institutions, and a wide range of other clients on policy issues. Before then, as a Public Policy and International Affairs fellow at the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy, and an Allison Davis Research Fellow, she conducted research at the intersection of tax, economic, and social policy. Today Nahiomy is a board member of a QuestBridge Regional Association and a mentor for Chicago Scholars. She is pursuing an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and earned a B.A. degree in Political Economy from Williams College.