Marco Ruiz is the Manager of the Advisory & Partnership team within the Asset Management & Advisory Department. The team is responsible for managing the engagement with member institutions of the Reserve Advisory and Management Partnership (RAMP) and coordinating the delivery of training and advisory to improve asset management practices in official institutions. From 2018 to early 2023, Marco was a Senior Financial Officer in the team, managing the engagements with a group of RAMP members.
Prior to joining the World Bank in 2018, he worked for the Central Bank of Colombia for almost two decades, managing the country’s foreign reserves and sovereign wealth funds. He started his career as a portfolio manager, was promoted to Head of Portfolio Management, and later became Director of International Investment. In this last position, he received the Reserve Manager of the Year award from Central Banking Publications in 2014.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Universidad de los Andes in Bogota and a Master of Business Administration from New York University, and is a CFA charterholder.