Verónica Artola Jarrín
General Manager of the Central Bank of Ecuador

Verónica Artola is an Economist with a degree in Economics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador and holds a master's degree in Applied Economics from the Universidad Autónoma of Barcelona.
Ms. Artola has extensive experience in public management, economic policy, planning, monitoring and evaluation. Ms. Artola attended several courses, in particular related in theory and monetary policy, public economics and regulation.
As professional experience, Ms. Artola has served as  Deputy Secretary - General  and, Deputy Secretary for Monitoring and Evaluation at the National Secretary for Planning and Development – Senplades, Secretary of the National Planning Council; Intendant of Control of Concentrations in the Superintendence of Control of Market Power. She has held important positions at the Central Bank of Ecuador such as Advisor to the President of the Board of Directors, Advisor to the General Manager, Director of International Banking Services and Deputy Manager of Monetary and Financial Programming and Regulation.
Ms. Artola is a lecturer in the Faculty of Economics of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador since September 2010.

Janeth Oliva Maldonado Román
Deputy Manager of the Central Bank of Ecuador

Janeth Maldonado is a System and Computing Engineer with a Master's Degree in Business Finance from Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas. She has specialized studies in Corporate Finance at the University of Palermo-Argentina, Capital Market Development, Advanced Regulation and Risk Management at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Operational Risk in Central Banking at the Center for Latin American Monetary Studies- CEMLA and Payment Systems And Settlement of Securities in the Bank of Spain.

Ms. Maldonado has extensive experience in the Central Bank of Ecuador, serving as Deputy Manager of Services, National Director of Operational Risks, Director of Risks, Director of the Centralized Deposit of Securities and Information Security Officer. She has also been delegated by the General Management as representative of the Clearing and Settlement Deposit of the Central Bank of Ecuador to the ACSDA (Americas' Central Securities Depositories Association) and delegate of the General Management as institutional counterpart of the Central Bank of Ecuador to the CAF (Andean Development Corporation – Development Bank of Latin America) for The Ecuadorian Stock Market Strengthening Project.

Among her main achievements are the successful development of the Centralized Deposit Clearing and Settlement Project, contributing largely to the strengthening of the Ecuadorian Securities Market and promoting the dematerialization of securities, mainly in the public sector.


Katiuvshka Yánez Segovia
Deputy Manager of Programming and Monetary and Financial Regulation



Carlos Reinoso Guayaquil
Deputy Manager of Operations


Mr. Reinoso is an Economist from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, with an International Master Degree in Business Administration at the Escuela Politécnica del Ejercito. Also, Mr. Reinoso has specialized training in areas of finance and risks.

As professional experience, Mr. Reinoso has an extensive experience in both financial private and public sector, as well as in the real sector. He has served as Manager of Investiment Banking in the Bank of the Institute of Social Security of Ecuador - BIESS, as General Manager in CAREI CONSTRUCTORES and Finance and Administrative Manager in GESTIONA. Also, Mr. Reinoso has collaborate as Financial Analyst in Banco Centro Mundo and Banco Pichincha.

Mr. Reinoso, as independent consultant in the National Secretary for Planning and Development - SENPLADES has conducted important counseling projects notably "Proposal design of institutional of the Ecuadorian public banking" and "Development and implementation of a methodology for cost determination in the formulation and presentation of the programs and projects of public investment for the SENPLADES". Also, Mr. Reinoso has realized economic advisory for the Ministry for the Coordination of Knowledge and Human Talent.

In the academic field, Mr. Reinoso has led economic research at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador and currently he is part-time aggregate Professor in the Faculty of Economics, since February 2008.

Ilich Aguirre
Deputy Manager  for Services


Mr. Aguirre is an Economist from the Faculty of Economics at the Central University of Ecuador. He has Master Degree in Development Economics at the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, FLACSO- venue Ecuador and a Certificate in International Relationships at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar. Mr. Aguirre has completed several specialized courses at national and international scale such as Heterodox Macroeconomics, Payment Systems of Systemic Importance and International Negotiation.

As professional experience, Mr. Aguirre has developed his career in the Central Bank of Ecuador in several areas, such as the Direction as International Banking Services, Coordinator of the Management to the Strengthening for the New Regional Financial Architecture, and in various occasions has been commissioned the National Direction of Regional Monetary and Financial Integration and the Deputy Management of Services. Also, Mr. Aguirre has represented the Central Bank of Ecuador in international meetings such as the South American Council in Economics and Finances at the South American Union of Nations (UNASUR) and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Economics and Financial fields.

In the academic field, Mr. Aguirre has been member of the examining board of the in FLACSO venue Ecuador and he has been part-time professor of the Faculty of Economics at the Central University of Ecuador, as lecturer in Economic Thinking, Development and Regional Economics, since 2008.