Diego Ferrer
Chief Financial Officer

Diego Ferrer has worked in GVA since 2012 as a member of the senior management team and currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for managing the finances of GVA and all its subsidiaries, as well as the group’s investment portfolio.

In addition to the finance department, he is responsible for the departments of accounting, legal, and technology. Ferrer sits on the Board of Directors of several of the group´s companies, including Marriott Panama Hotel and Verdemar Investment Corporation, S.A., as well as on the Boards of GVA´s main real estate development projects. Additionally, he is a member of the Hospitality Committee of VerdeAzul Hotels, as well as the Editorial Board of the online financial publication Capital Financiero.

Before joining GVA, Diego Ferrer served from 2010 to 2012 as Deputy Director of the Public Credit Directorate, as well as Deputy Director of the Directorate of Investments, Concessions, and Risks of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Panama. In these positions, he executed transactions in the capital markets of over $ 1.5 billion dollars, while managing more than $ 1.2 billion in financial assets and directing the team that designed the Panama Savings Fund (FAP), Panama´s sovereign wealth fund.

Earlier in his career, Diego served as an Economic and Commercial Counselor at the Embassy of Panama in Washington D.C. (2006 – 2009), and worked in Panama’s largest private bank, Banco General, from 2004 to 2006.

Diego holds an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain (Beta Gamma Sigma), an MA in International Relations from the University of Louisville, and a BA in Economics from McGill University, in Montreal, Canada.