Bio Details

Ligia Torres Fentanes

Retired Chief Executive Officer

Ligia Torres Fentanes has served on our board of directors since December 2022. Ms. Torres' professional experience includes more than 30 years in the financial sector across capital markets, wealth management and asset management, where she held operational, managerial and board positions covering Latin America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The last 20 years of her professional career were within the BNP Paribas Group. From 2013 until her retirement in 2021, she worked in the asset management division, where she first led the emerging market activities to subsequently become Chief Executive Officer of the Asia Pacific region based in Hong Kong. At present, she is a Director of the Union de Banque Privee (UBP) in Switzerland, Alfred Berg AM (Norway) and the board chair of RAM, an alternative asset management company of Medio Banca Group. Ms. Torres has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Instituto Teconologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) and postgraduate degrees in International Finance and Derivatives from HEC (Paris) and from the University of Paris Dauphine IX. She has followed the Oxford University program on corporate sustainability leadership and the non-executive director program of the Financial Times, focused on corporate governance. She is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Italian.

Independent Director