Miguel Barron, CFA is a retired investment banker currently living in Los Angeles with his two sons, having retired following the passing of his late wife. Mr. Barron began his career in 1992 as an investment analyst at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), based in Abu Dhabi. In 1995 Mr. Barron moved to London and later New York, where he would work on the International Equity desks of prominent investment banks, including Santander, Robert Fleming, BT Alex Brown, and most recently UBS. Mr. Barron is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) and has a Master’s Degree in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is also a CFA charter holder since 2001. In addition, Mr. Barron is the Founder and Managing Partner of US Traveler Assist, a global network of former Senior US Embassy Officials assisting US travelers abroad. The Boxer's Corner is Mr. Barron's first publication.