Mr. Filippo Alario
Chairman & CEO
Mr. Filippo Alario is the Chairman & CEO of the Belize Bank Limited. Mr. Alario previously held the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Risk Officer of the Belize Bank where he was responsible for strategic leadership of risk management, including policy setting, governance and reporting.
Throughout his banking career, Mr. Alario has held several executive management positions at leading international and regional financial institutions in the Caribbean. He has a wealth of experience in the areas of Corporate and Investment Banking, Capital Market, Risk Management, and Compliance.
Mr. Richard Look Kin
Chief Risk Officer
Mr. Richard Look Kin joined the Belize Bank in April 2023 as Chief Risk Officer. He has over two decades of experience in the financial services sector including corporate and investment banking, investment management and enterprise risk management. He has held management positions at a number of financial institutions including Citibank, RBTT Bank, the Caribbean Development Bank, First Citizens Bank and First Citizens Investment Services. He has also served as a director on the boards of the American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM), CFA Society Trinidad and Tobago and Term Finance Holdings Limited.
Mr. Look Kin graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics) and also completed his Masters of Business Administration (with distinction) from the Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has completed the Professional Risk Manager (PRM) examinations.
As Chief Risk Officer, Mr. Look Kin is responsible for the governance of the Group’s Enterprise Risk Management framework.