March 1, 2006
Rafael CamiloRafael Camilo has been the Dominican Republic's superintendent of banks since August 2004, when President Leonel Fernández appointed him to the job in the aftermath of a devastating financial crisis. An economist and longtime activist in the left-center Dominican Liberation Party, Camilo was director of planning in the previous 1996-2000 Fernández administration. Camilo, 57, talked with LatinFinance contributor Larry Luxner in his Santo Domingo office. Here are excerpts from that interview: LatinFinance: What have you been able to accomplish since becoming superintendent of banking?Rafael Camilo: When I arrived, there was lots of work to be done. Our fir
The Dominican Republic's superintendent of banks, Rafael Camilo, discusses the challenges facing his country's financial institutions.