Gonzalo Jalles

Biography

With over 15 years of experience, Gonzalo specialises in banking, risk management and investment management. He has acted as director and chairman of a number of boards of funds, banks and investment companies including long only funds, private equity, hedge funds and other complex structures.

Prior to joining Harneys, Gonzalo was CEO of Cayman Finance, the main industry advocacy group for financial services businesses in the Cayman Islands. Earlier in his career Gonzalo was the Chief Investment Officer of what came to be the second largest fund management company in Argentina. He later joined HSBC Bank taking on various roles within its investment and asset management businesses in both London and Bermuda respectively. In 2007, he launched HSBC Bank in Cayman.

Throughout his career, Gonzalo has acted as the chairman and manager of several regulated entities in a number of jurisdictions including Cayman and Bermuda. He previously served as President of the Cayman Islands Bankers Association for two years.