Executive Director, Filippo Alario

Mr. Filippo Alario is currently the Executive Director for Belize Bank International. He is also the Chief Risk Officer for Caribbean Investment Holdings Limited; the parent company of Belize Bank International which provides banking and financial services in Belize and to international clients.

Mr. Alario is responsible for strategic leadership of risk management within the CIHL Group, including policy, governance and reporting. His activities cover identification and implementation of a coordinated group-wide Risk Management Framework and the independent oversight of risk management activities.

Before joining the CIHL Group, Mr. Alario held senior and executive management positions at several international and regional financial institutions.  He has a wealth of experience in the areas of Corporate and Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Project Finance and Structured Trade Finance.  He also held the position of Associate Editor of Latin Finance, a Euromoney publication. His latest article was entitled “Caribbean Capital Markets: The way forward.”

Mr. Alario participated and presented in numerous regional business and finance conferences sharing his practical experience in the Regional Capital Markets and Trade Finance.

Mr. Alario is a graduate of the University of Mobile, Alabama. He holds several Executive Certificates and Diplomas in Structured Trade Finance from the World Trade Institute/University of the West Indies and the FT New York Institute of Finance. He also completed professional training from the University of London in Bank Financial Management and Risk Management Applications.

A native Italian, Mr. Alario is fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.