Ignacio RamiroManaging Director, Head of Iberia & Latin America at Deutsche Bank
Ignacio has worked since 1994 for Deutsche Bank, where he now is Managing Director of its Spanish and Portuguese Structured Trade and Export Finance business, as well as responsible for Latin America. Before joining Deutsche Bank Mr. Ramiro worked as Deputy Director of International Finance at Banesto, and prior to that as a corporate banker at Banco de Progreso, the March Group merchant bank.
His responsibilities at Deutsche Bank have included the origination and execution of corporate and structured finance transactions, and he has also been responsible for other structured finance business at Deutsche Spain, as Project Finance, Leasing, Syndicated Loans and Leveraged Finance. Mr. Ramiro has successfully arranged structured facilities for major investment projects in Latin America, Middle East, Africa, Asia and elsewhere.
In the specific field of African trade & export finance, Mr. Ramiro has been involved in the financing of numerous landmark projects throughout the region, in sectors such as power, infrastructure, oil & gas, mining, transportation, telecoms etc., involving a wide range of financing instruments and structures.
Mr. Ramiro obtained a Degree in Law and a Diploma in Economics at ICADE University in Madrid, and later on obtained a Master in International Taxation at Centro de Estudios Tributarios y Económicos of the Madrid Chamber of Commerce.
Ignacio Ramiro is member of the Board of the Spanish Exporters and Investors Club, an association participated by over 100 major Spanish companies with international activity, and he coordinates the Financial Instruments Working Group. He is also member of the Spanish Banking Association Country Risk working group. Finally Ignacio has been member of the Board of the Spanish ECA, CESCE, for 8 years.