Our mission is to champion sustainable development and foster innovation within the digital asset ecosystem in El Salvador. We are committed to establishing a robust regulatory framework that ensures security, transparency, and trust for all participants in the market. Through this, we aim to promote financial inclusion and drive economic growth across the country.
To position El Salvador as a first class, global financial center within the digital asset sector.
Commissioner appointed by the President of the Republic
Commissioner appointed by the Ministry of Economy
Commissioner appointed by the Secretary of Commerce and InvestmentsSC
Juan Carlos has experience consulting on complex challenges in a variety of industries and sectors. He specializes in governance, strategic management, entrepreneurship, emerging technology, energy, mining industry and blockchain technology. Passionate about education and entrepreneurship, he studied mining engineering at Laurentian University and holds a BSc in Physics and Mathematics and a second BSc in Computer Science. After 15 years at the helm of a top consulting firm he took a break and studied at Harvard acquiring a Masters in Management. In 2015 he won first place in one of Harvard’s most competitive challenges, the real estate investment challenge with more than 120 participants. He is currently pursuing a PhD in international economics in Russia.
In relation to his humanitarian activity, at the age of 21, he helped raise over $3 million to rebuild a village in his home country of El Salvador. Since then, he has spent one month every year volunteering and helping to improve the lives of others in Canada and around the world.
Lawyer and bilingual notary with more than ten years of experience in the field of supervision of the Financial System. Educator with more than fifteen years of experience in university teaching. Interdisciplinary professional with mastery of conceptual tools and legal, technological, accounting and financial practices, with competencies to efficiently perform executive positions related to financial technological developments, with emphasis on Fintech, in any segment of the local and international market.
Lawyer and notary with 12 years of experience in the private financial sector advising companies in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Brazil. He has practical experience and multidisciplinary knowledge for the management of Corporate Governance, regulatory analysis and application of international financial procedures and standards for the efficient operation of financial companies. In addition, he participated in the private sector advisory board for the drafting of the law proposal for mandatory insurance. He studied his Master’s Degree in Insurance Management thanks to Fundación MAPFRE and the University of Salamanca and in addition to Spanish, he is fluent in English and Portuguese.