In ALIDE 40th Assembly, the appointed representatives elected by unanimous vote the Peruvian economist, Rommel Acevedo Fernández de Paredes, as ALIDE General Secretary because of his great performances ALIDE activities. Acevedo will hold the position until 2015.
Rommel Acevedo studied Economy at Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru, and holds a Master degree in Management (majoring in Development Financial Institutions) from ESAN (Escuela de Administración de Negocios para Graduados). He has been ALIDE General Secretary since 2000 (reelected in 2005) and until 2009 he was General Secretary of the World Federation of Development Financing Institutions (WFDFI).
Furthermore, he is author of several journalistic papers specialized in finance for development and books about his experience such as: Ensayos sobre banca de fomento y financiación del desarrollo latinoamericano, Liberalización financiera y banca de desarrollo, and Desarrollo, financiamiento y banca.