Miguel holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Toronto. Prior to his graduate studies, he completed an honours bachelor’s degree with distinction in economics at the Université de Montréal. During his studies, he was elected President of the Economics Students’ Association at the Université de Montréal (AÉÉSÉUM), which has over 600 members, and collaborated with the MEI as an associate researcher. In his free time, Miguel is an outdoor and sports enthusiast. On the weekend, he can be found, among other places, on top of a mountain, on a hiking trail, or on a skating rink. Miguel is a lecturer in economics at HEC Montréal, where he teaches macroeconomic analysis. He was an Economist and the Director of Operations at the MEI, from August 2020 to May 2022.