Economist with a proven track record as CEO, CFO, COO, looking for a new opportunity to demonstrate his skills
Demonstrable experience in major financial institutions, government departments and international companies
Possesses expert knowledge in a wide range of management and financial topics

Experience

  • Gerente Central de Operaciones

    at Bolsa Boliviana de Valores

    October 2018 - October 2019

    Departamento de La Paz

    i. The COO will be accountable for developing and executing a strategic plan to significantly change processes and activities across the Bolivian Stock Exchange ii. The role is new and responsibilities and priorities are evolving. The following are some of the specific activities of this role: o Deliver key changes across a number of functions including Operations, Analysis and Supervision; o Analysis of existing processes and implementing new designs assisting with the development of processes with appropriate controls; o Collaborate in the final implementation of an Electronic Trading System (SMART); o Apply a change management process and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required; o Leading projects to increase operational efficiency; o Coordinate the outsourcing and off-shoring processes

  • Project Manager

    at WORLD TRADE CENTER INVERSIONES LA PAZ S.A.

    August 2017 - February 2018

    Departamento de La Paz

    iii. Develop a detailed project plan to track progress iv. Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects v. Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget vi. Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility vii. Ensure resource availability and allocation viii. Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs ix. Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques x. Report and escalate to management as needed xi. Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders xii. Perform risk management to minimize project risks xiii. Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors xiv. Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

  • Gerente General Adjunto

    at DECORACIONES BRASILIA S.R.L.

    January 2017 - July 2017

    Departamento de La Paz

    i. Reports to the Board. ii. Keeps the Board fully informed on the condition of the company. Identifies problems and opportunities and addresses them. iii. Informs to the Board about trends, issues, problems and activities in order to recommend policy positions. iv. Provides general oversight of all activities, manages the day-to-day operations, and assures a smoothly functioning, efficient organization. v. Seeks and is continuously monitoring potential business for the company and recommends its implementation with duly validated business plans vi. Assures program quality and organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular evaluation. vii. Promotes programs and services that are produced in a cost-effective manner, employing economy while maintaining an acceptable level of quality. viii. Oversees the fiscal activities of the organization including budgeting, reporting and audit.

  • Gerente Nacional de Operaciones

    at Toyosa S.A.

    March 2016 - December 2016

    Departamento de La Paz

    i. Overseeing day-to-day operations and keeping the CEO apprised of significant events. ii. Creating operations strategy and policies. iii. Communicating strategy and policy to all staff. iv. Fostering employee alignment with corporate goals. v. Identify opportunities to leverage cross-program strengths to take advantage of new opportunities and/or to address organizational challenges. vi. Develop and implement training programs and retreats to expand the capacity of all staff. vii. Provide programmatic leadership and input for all strategic plan implementation processes with the staff. viii. Develop and implement a system for tracking and reporting on the progress of the strategic plan implementation.

  • Gerente General

    at Toyosa S.A.

    September 2014 - February 2016

    Departamento de La Paz

    i. Reports to the Board, President and Vice President. ii. Keeps the Board, President and Vice President fully informed on the condition of the company. Identifies problems and opportunities and addresses them. iii. Provides general oversight of all activities, manages the day-to-day operations, and assures a smoothly functioning, efficient organization. iv. Assures program quality and organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular evaluation. v. Recommends staffing and financing to the Board of Directors, President and Vice President. vi. Promotes programs and services that are produced in a cost-effective manner, employing economy while maintaining an acceptable level of quality. vii. Oversees the fiscal activities of the organization including budgeting, reporting and audit. viii. Works with Board to ensure financing to support short- and long-term goals.

  • Founder and CEO

    at Link Brokers S.R.L.

    December 2013 - August 2014

    Departamento de La Paz

    i. Reports to the Board ii. Assures the filing of all legal and regulatory documents and monitors compliance with relevant laws and regulations. iii. Provides general oversight of all activities, manages the day-to-day operations, and assures a smoothly functioning, efficient organization. iv. Assure program quality and organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular evaluation. v. Specifies accountabilities for management personnel (whether paid or volunteer) and evaluates performance regularly. vi. Promotes programs and services that are produced in a cost-effective manner, employing economy while maintaining an acceptable level of quality. vii. Oversees the fiscal activities of the organization including budgeting, reporting and audit. viii. Works with Board to ensure financing to support short- and long-term goals.

  • Gerente Administrativo Financiero

    at EMPRESA MINERA PAITITI S.A. (EMIPA S.A.)

    July 2013 - November 2013

    Departamento de Santa Cruz

    i. Reported directly to the Chief Financial Officer in Orvana Minerals Corp. ii. Developing and providing accurate and timely local monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting required for all internal and external stakeholders. Adhere to schedule / timelines established by Corporate; iii. Monitor and report on control compliance at the country level; iv. Responsible for coordinating local insurance activities as directed by VP Finance; v. Responsible for providing accurate and timely financial information (including cost data) to assist country and mine management in the overall decision making process, including monitoring of all general accounting functions; vi. Responsible for coordinating the preparation review of financial budget, forecasts and plans at the country level. Review local results with Country management prior to submission to Corporate; vii. Establish and maintain key external relationships (e.g. auditors, bankers) at the country level

  • Gerente Administrativo Financiero

    at Toyosa S.A.

    May 2009 - July 2013

    Departamento de La Paz

    i. Responsible for all aspects of financial management. Key tasks include analysis of financial information, making recommendations for financial policies, managing banking credit lines and debt facilities, cash flow, budgets, predicting future trends, management of staff, etc. ii. Responsible for creating strategic and long-term business plans, and analysing factors that affect business performance. iii. Developing financial management mechanisms that will reduce risk and develop opportunities for cost-reduction. iv. Producing accurate financial reports, and managing accounting, monitoring and reporting systems. v. Developing and managing relationships with external contacts, such as auditors, lawyers, bankers, government organisations, etc.

  • Credit Risk Officer

    at Banco BISA S.A.

    September 2005 - April 2009

    Departamento de La Paz

    i. Developed credit risk models framed in the Basel II approach, using advanced predictive analytics. ii. Built predictive models and interpreted data simulation using Monte Carlo techniques. iii. Managed predictive modelling projects and provided technical assistance to clients. iv. Analysed credit risks of corporate loans and took responsibility for the loan portfolio’s concentration.

  • Asesor Financiero

    at Superintendencia General del Sistema de Regulación Financiera (SIREFI)

    July 2004 - July 2005

    Departamento de La Paz

    i. Assessed regulatory and supervisory features in the banking, securities, pensions and insurance markets, and proposed regulatory changes and new regulations as needed. ii. Monitored regulations issued by the Superintendence of Banks and Financial Institutions (SBEF), and the Superintendence of Pensions, Securities and Insurance. iii. Developed a self-assessment guide for the regulatory and supervisory authorities.

  • Director de Entidades Bancarias

    at Ministerio de Finanzas

    February 2004 - June 2004

    Departamento de La Paz

    i. Monitored government programs enforcing the net assets of banking institutions, and proposed regulatory changes and new regulations to the SBEF. Also proposed and developed laws to enforce the banking sector. ii. Negotiated financial resources with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

  • Analista de Riesgos de Mercado a.i.

    at Superintendencia de Bancos y Entidades Financieras

    November 2003 - February 2004

    Departamento de La Paz

    Government department responsible for supervising and regulating the banking sector. Currently is named Authority of Financial System (ASFI). Market Risk Supervisor i. Developed policies for managing, mitigating, reducing and controlling the market risk of banking institutions. ii. Reported on the market risks of the investment and loan portfolios of Bolivian banks.

  • Analista de Operaciones de Mercado Abierto

    at Banco Central de Bolivia

    July 1997 - April 2003

    Departamento de La Paz

    Monetary authority in Bolivia, responsible for controlling monetary, exchange rate and fiscal policy Chief Coordinator, Open Market Operations, August 2002 – April 2003 i. Revised and controlled the accounting and reporting of open market operations (OMO), which led to the auction of government bonds. Also revised papers and researched workshops about Bolivian monetary policy. Open Market Operations Analyst, July 1997 – July 2002 ii. Developed reports about OMO. Managed OMO database and financial systems information. iii. Developed papers and researched workshops about Bolivian monetary policy. iv. Managed a banking reserves fund.

  • Consultor Analista

    at Aplicaciones de Inteligencia Artificial S.A.

    December 2000 - March 2003

    Barcelona

    International consultancy specialising in software development, integrated solutions and support systems Commercial Representative, January 2002 – March 2003 i. Reviewed financial information held by banking institutions in Bolivia. ii. Promoted AIS in Bolivia in order to develop customer base. Consultant Analyst, December 2000 – December 2001 iii. Conducted detailed study of systems, information and models used by the financial entity. iv. Compared current status of the entity with the requirements of Basel II and the central bank. Also compared with market best practice. v. Integrated business management elements such as profitability and pricing. vi. Generated strategies allowing the entity to face the limitations that had been identified.

Education

  • FUNDAMENTOS DE BLOCKCHAIN PARA NEGOCIOS

    at Camara Nacional de Comercio

    2019 - 2019 (1 year) Departamento de La Paz

  • CURSO SOBRE PLANIFICACIÓN ESTRATÉGICA

    at Escuela de la Productividad y Competitividad (UCB)

    2019 - 2019 (1 year) Departamento de La Paz

  • GESTIÓN DE RIESGO CREDITICIO EN BANCOS E INSTITUCIONES FINANCIERAS

    at Asociación Latinoamericana de Instituciones Financieras para el Desarrollo (ALIDE)

    2009 - 2009 (1 year)

  • CURSO SOBRE SEGUROS Y REASEGUROS

    at UNIVERSAL BROKERS S.A.

    2009 - 2009 (1 year) Departamento Central

  • Programa de Administracion Fiduciaria

    at Banco BISA S.A.

    2006 - 2006 (1 year) Departamento de La Paz

  • Diplomado en Inteligencia Artificial

    at Universidad Mayor de San Andres

    2003 - 2003 (1 year) Departamento de La Paz

  • Master en Banca y Finanzas

    at Universitat Pompeu Fabra

    2000 - 2001 (1 year) Barcelona

  • DOCTORANDO EN ECONOMÍA FINANCIERA: BANCA Y BOLSA por la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (España). Posee el Diploma de Estudios Avanzados (Suficiencia Investigadora) de Tercer Ciclo

    at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

    1999 - 2001 (2 years) Madrid

  • Licenciatura en Economía

    at Universidad Catolica Boliviana

    1992 - 1996 (4 years) Departamento de La Paz

Services offered

  • Consultoria y Asesoramiento Financiero

    - Asesoría Financiera para Empresas
    - Reestructuración de Empresas
    - Valoración de Empresas
    - Proyeccion de Flujos Financieros para Evaluaciones de Capacidad de Pago y otros

  • Fund Raising

    - Levantamiento de Fondos de diversas fuentes de Bolivia y fuera de Bolivia, tanto a traves de instrumentos de Deuda como de Equity

  • Estructuracion de Emisiones de Valores

    - Ingreso a la Bolsa y Estructuración de Emisiones de Valores de Deuda y Acciones

  • Asesoramiento en el Gerenciamiento y la Administración de Empresas

    - Reestructuración de Empresas
    - Asesoramiento Directivo
    - Participacion como Asesor o Miembro de Directorio

Languages

  • Spanish Native

  • English Conversation

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