Juan is a Senior Financial Officer in the World Bank Treasury, where he works as an engagement manager for the Reserves Advisory and Management Partnership (RAMP). He is responsible for coordinating and developing capacity building programs and technical assistance for RAMP’s members.
Prior to joining RAMP, Juan was the Chief Investment Officer of Fogafin, Colombia’s deposit insurance agency, overseeing the investment of all portfolios and reporting directly to the institution’s board of directors. He also worked on resolution strategies, financial crisis simulations, and liability modeling. Additionally, Juan has substantial experience in reserve management. He began his career as a portfolio manager for Colombia’s central bank, where he was later promoted to head of risk management and as the technical advisor to the Deputy Governor supporting the bank’s strategic planning. As head of risk management, he led the development of investment guidelines and risk management initiatives, and he supervised the external management program.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia, as well as a master’s degree in applied economics and a master’s degree in applied statistics, both from the University of Michigan in the United States. Juan also has a PhD in Finance from EDHEC Business School in France. He is a CFA and an FRM charterholder.