Rafael Ramírez de Alba López

Rafael Ramírez de Alba López
Chair and Professor of the Economic Environment Department
Associate Dean for the Executive MBA
Member of IPADE’s Top Management Committee
Academic Degrees
– MBA with a concentration in Finance, Columbia Business School, New York.
– BA in Economics, Universidad Panamericana (UP), Mexico City.
Other studies:
– Financial Analysis, User Decision Analysis and Investment Analysis, CCIM Institute.
– Capital Leadership Development Experience, GE Capital.
Managerial Background
– Sr. Director of Debt originations, GE Real Estate, 2007-2011.
– Business Development Director for the residential mortgage business, GE Money Mexico,
– Member of the Board of Directors, Clínica para el Control Total de la Diabetes.
Professional Activities
– Strategic Investments Manager, ASA, 2002-2004.
– Associate in the Investment Banking Division, Latin America Advisory Group, Goldman, Sachs
& Co., 2000-2002.
– Advisor to the Director General of FOVI (currently Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal-SHF), Banco
de México, 1996-1998.
– Full time professor at Universidad Panamericana from 1994 to 1996, visiting from 1996 to
1998 and 2002 to 2006. Lectured on Statistics, Economics, Corporate Finance and Financial
Areas of Interest
– Influence of the economic environment in a firm’s strategic decision-making process
– Financial system, banking and capital markets
– Monetary policy
– Economic development
– Catholic Social Teaching