Roberto de Beaufort is a lead financial officer for the World Bank Treasury, where he is an engagement manager for the Reserve Advisory and Management Partnership (RAMP).
He is responsible for managing the technical assistance program for several central banks and sovereign wealth funds across the world. He was the lead in the creation of the Heritage and Stabilization Fund of Trinidad and Tobago and in the establishment of the institutional arrangements to manage the fiscal stabilization and pension funds of Chile.
Before joining the World Bank in 2003, he worked at the Banco de la República of Colombia during 21 years as a portfolio Manager, Chief Portfolio Manager and Director of the Foreign Exchange Reserves Department and the Oil Stabilization Fund of Colombia. He has also written many articles on reserve management in the Central Bank Publications Journal and was responsible for the annex on Colombia of the “Accompanying Document to the Guidelines for Foreign Exchange Reserve Management” of the International Monetary Fund, as well as collaborated in the drafting of the Santiago principles.
Mr. Roberto de Beaufort holds an MA in International Relations from Southampton University, United Kingdom.