Luis Alberto Merchan is the Risk Manager for Latin America, based in the Bogota, Colombia office. In this role, Luis supports three core areas to help drive sustainable growth for our clients: risk analysis (stability), credit analytics (insight), and growth strategies (quality). Luis Alberto collaborates closely with project team members to understand the needs of FSPs and to advise them on risk analysis, credit analytics, and growth strategies that will ultimately drive scale, customer engagement, and growth with quality.
Prior to joining Accion, Luis worked as a Senior Risk Consultant at Axesor, an information services company which specializes in providing advanced credit risk solutions. Before that he worked at CSC NBFI in Colombia as Credit Risk Supervisor where he was responsible for the Credit Risk team, implementation of Risk management Culture, and business efficiency improvement and at GM Financial and HSBC Colombia as a Credit Risk Analyst and Supervisor of Collections. Luis completed a Master in Economics at Universidad Javeriana, and also holds a BS in Business Administration from Universidad de la Sabana.