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Veronica Garces Fuentes

Adjunct Faculty


  • MSc in Finance, University of Lausanne, Switzerland (2007)
  • MSc in Economics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland (2005)
  • Bachelor in Economics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Ecuador, Ecuador (2003)
  • Certified Expert in Microfinance, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany (2015)
  • Financial Risk Manager, Global Association of Risk Professionals (2010)
  • International Certificate in Financial Services Risk Management, The Institute of Risk Management, UK (expected 2019)
  • Fixed Income
  • Financial Markets and Investment Opportunities
  • Risk Management
  • Liquidity and Market Risk Management
  • Enterprises in a Global Economy

Academic experience

  • Adjunct Professor, MBA program, SP Jain School of Global Management (2018)
  • Adjunct Professor – MBA program (since 2014), MSc in Finance (2018), Bachelor in Finance (2013), Universidad de Las Americas, Quito-Ecuador
  • Adjunct Professor, Master in Finance Specialisation: Risk Management, Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar, Quito-Ecuador (since 2017)

Areas of Interest

  • Fixed Income
  • Financial Markets
  • Risk Management
  • Derivatives

Corporate/Professional Experience:

  • Head of Comprehensive Risk Unit, Produbanco, Ecuador (2017-Present)
  • Chief Operations Officer, Central Bank of Ecuador, Ecuador (2014-2015)
  • Head of Comprehensive Risk Unit, Banco Internacional, Ecuador (2012-2014)
  • Senior Trader/Risk Analyst, Bank for International Settlements, Switzerland (2007-2012)

Conference Papers Presented

  • “Panel: Preparing for the risks on the horizon”, National Asset Liability Management - Americas-, Mexico, May 2016. http://www.nationalalm.com/americas/static/veronica- garces
  • “Commodity Price Slide and Impact on Emerging Markets”, National Asset Liability Management - Americas, Bogota, May 2015.
  • “Panel: How should sovereign investors respond to changing macroeconomic cycles”, National Asset Liability Management - Americas-, Bogota, May 2015.
  • “Electronic Currency”, Currency Conference, Vancouver, May 2015
  • “Unitary Regional System of Compensation”; University of Johannesburg, South-Africa, October 2014
  • “Unitary Regional System of Compensation”; CISCO, South-Africa, October 2014


  • Global Association of Risk Professionals
  • The Institute of Risk Management