Benjamin Velazquez

Director, Head of Project Finance & Latin America Loan Syndications

Benjamin Velazquez


Ben is a seasoned finance professional with over 20 years in the industry. At ING he’s responsible for executing loan syndicated transactions for Latin America (corporate, trade, project finance, and other) and involved in project finance in North America. His team has a proven track record in delivering value-added structures to clients, while minimizing execution risk and maximizing liquidity options.

Ben joined the ING Americas Syndications Group in September 2011. Prior to joining ING he has held positions at Scotia Capital, serving as Director and Head of Latin America in the Global Infrastructure Investments division. Head of Strategic Asset Finance Americas at Commerzbank, provided structured finance and risk management consulting to Bayerische Landesbank, and with Standard Chartered Bank as a Director and Head of Project, Aircraft, and Shipping Finance Syndications.

Speaker at these events:

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk 24 2020

Project Finance & Capital Markets Latin America 2020