Risk Management and Controls
With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Gabriela Fuentes has had a variety of roles at UBS, Lehman Brothers, Barclays, and Guggenheim Partners, among others. She has specialized in risk management roles, (counterparty, emerging markets, market, country, and operational risk) always working collaboratively across the Front-, Middle-, and Back-Office to drive business growth while mindful of the overall strategy and risk-appetite.
Gabriela was Head of Risk Management for North America at Allianz, where she chaired the Executive Risk Committee. During her time with the firm, Gabriela undertook several initiatives to enhance oversight and controls for a various lines of business, working closely with Compliance, Operations, and the Front Office to implement practical solutions.
At Guggenheim, in a role reporting to the COO, Gabriela was responsible for leading new initiatives related to the COO’s office. She led cross-functional teams across Compliance, Risk Management, Operations, IT, Finance, and HR.