Gonzalo Jalles

Gonzalo Jalles

Gonzalo founded his own financial services consulting company, Javelin Group, in 2012 providing independent directors for a select group of entities and is the CEO of Cayman Finance, the main advocacy group for the financial services industry in Cayman. Previously he lead HSBC in the Cayman Islands, and worked in HSBC’s London, Bermuda and Argentina offices as Director of International Development, Managing Director/CEO, and Chief Investment Officer, respectively. He also served as President of the Cayman Islands Bankers’ Association from 2009 to 2012. Before joining HSBC, Mr. Jalles worked at Santander Investments, developing the firm’s asset management business for over five years and creating the second largest asset manager in Argentina. Mr. Jalles has a degree in economics and a Masters degree in Finance. He also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Jalles also serves as a director of the National Council of Voluntary Associations