Alberto Capriles was named Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer in February 2018. He is responsible for all enterprise risk management oversight, including credit, market, operational and information security risk.
Capriles served in various roles with Mercantil Servicios Financieros (MSF) since 1995, including Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the bank since 2016, Corporate Treasurer from 2008 to 2015, head of Corporate Market Risk Management from 1999 to 2008, and as Corporate Risk Specialist from 1995 to 1999, where he led the project to implement MSF’s enterprise risk management model.
Prior to joining MSF, Capriles served as a foreign exchange trader with Banco Central de Venezuela (Venezuelan Central Bank) from 1989 to 1991. He also served as a Professor in the Economics Department at the Andres Bello Catholic University from 1996 to 2008.
Capriles graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Andres Bello Catholic University. He earned a Master’s degree in International Development Economics from Yale University and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.