Superfinanciera Appoints Economist Juan Carlos Mendoza as Delegate for Supervision of Market Risk & Liquidity
Colombia’s financial superintendent Jorge Castaño Gutiérrez has appointed the economist Juan Carlos Mendoza as the delegate for the Supervision of Market Risk and Liquidity for Superfinanciera, Colombia’s financial regulatory body.
Mendoza worked for more than 10 years in the Bank of the Republic of Colombia where he became the Chief of the Systemic Risk Monitoring Section of the Financial Stability Department.
Mendoza has participated in the development of top-down stress test models to assess the resistance of financial institutions to adverse macroeconomic shocks. He has also held a key role in the development of monitoring tools for market risk, liquidity and credit of financial institutions.
Mendoza led the training on the tools for monitoring and evaluating financial stability in the Central Bank of Colombia and also at the Central Bank of Bolivia.
Mendoza studied economics at Colombia’s Universidad de los Andes, from which he holds a master’s degree in economics, and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign.
He has been part of several publications and professor in the faculties of Engineering and Economics of the Universidad de los Andes, among others.