Juan Carlos Serrano
Juan Carlos Serrano is currently Financial Management Coordinator for Andean Countries in the Governance Global Practice of the World Bank, and liaison with the Forum of Government Accountants of Latin America (FOCAL). His experience covers a wide range of areas on Public Financial Management reform, with a focus on governance, fiduciary oversight, provision of capacity building to governments, and strategic country-level engagement initiatives. During his tenure at the World Bank, Mr. Serrano has led multiple initiatives across the Latin America region involving a wide range of accountability and oversight institutions, aimed at improving the governance, and implementing transparency and accountability reforms. Before joining the World Bank, Mr. Serrano worked extensively in the Mexican public and financial sectors, working at the Advisory Unit of the Ministry of Finance, the Mexican Banking and Securities Commission, and other international banking institutions. Mr. Serrano is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a master’s degree in finance from Mexican Autonomous Technological Institute (ITAM). He is an active member of the accounting and auditing profession including active membership in organizations such as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). He also holds a Certificate in International Financial Reporting from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in UK.