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RiskMinds International
7 - 10 November 2022
W Barcelona

Federico Galizia
Chief Risk Officer at Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)


Federico Galizia is the Chief Risk Officer at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). He leads the Office of Risk Management, which oversees market, credit and operational risk in accordance with the shareholders’ triple-A mandate, and advises the IDB’s President, Executive Vice President and Board of Directors. A founding member of the Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) CRO Forum, he contributed to implementing the G20 Action Plan to Optimize MDB Balance Sheets.

Mr. Galizia was Head of Risk and Portfolio Management at the European Investment Fund, supporting small business finance during the European sovereign crisis, and, previously, the Adviser to the President of the European Investment Bank. He also established the team tasked with monitoring systemically important financial institutions at the International Monetary Fund during the U.S. financial crisis of 2007-09.

Mr. Galizia began his career with McKinsey & Company, after receiving a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. He was an adjunct faculty member at the Jack Welch College of Business, and he is currently a member of their Luxembourg Board of Regents. He was editor of Managing Systemic Risk: a risk management framework for SIFIs and their markets, published by Risk Books.

Agenda Sessions

  • CRO panel discussion - Beyond greenwashing: Putting climate change and ESG considerations at the heart of the risk management agenda