Luis de la Fuente

Chief Audit Executive

Professional Experience and Responsibilities
Luis de la Fuente serves as Chief Audit Executive for BBVA USA, reporting to the Audit and Compliance Committee of BBVA USA Board of Directors. In his role, he provides assurance on governance effectiveness, and oversees risk management and control processes. De la Fuente has more than 20 years of experience in internal audit, and has served as the head of Internal Audit for BBVA in Spain and Portugal, and for BBVA's Corporate & Investment Banking worldwide.

Professional and Community Activities
De la Fuente is member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and of Madrid's College of Economists. At Madrid's IEB Business School, he served as an instructor in the Executive Master in Management of Financial Institutions program. He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Education
De La Fuente holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics with specialization in economic theory from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, and a Master’s degree in Banking and Financial Markets from Universidad de Cantabria.