Vice President of Investments – Latam –Skandia

Jaime Álvarez

Jaime Álvarez joined the Skandia Group (formerly Old Mutual) in 2014 as Chief Investment Officer for Latin America, being in charge of the investment strategy of portfolios with more than 10 billion USD in assets.

Previously he worked at Principal Financial Group Mexico where he was Chief Investment Officer from 2010 to 2014, he also held the positions of Portfolio Manager and Director of Financial Risks from 2000 to 2010. He was also a member of the Risk Committee of Principal International, analyzing the group’s operations in Chile and Brazil.

Prior to joining Principal Financial Group, Jaime worked for Banco de Mexico as a financial analyst (1994-2000). Jaime Alvarez holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from ITAM and a Master’s degree in Finance from Strathclyde University in Glasgow, UK. 

In 2004 he became a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certified by the CFA Institute, and is a member of the Mexican Society of the CFA Institute.