Mr. Vega studied economics at the University of Lima-Peru (1979) and holds two Master Degrees: Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (1984), and Public Administration at Harvard University (1991). Also, he participated in several courses and seminars organized by the IMF, World Bank, CEMLA, Banque de France, Deutsche Bundesbank and Studienzentrum Gerzensee, among others.
Since March 2008, Mr. Vega has been Deputy Manager of Payment and Financial Infrastructures at the Central Bank of Peru. His duties are mainly referred to the regulation and oversight of the payment systems, the administration of the Real Time Gross Settlement System and the settlement of monetary operations.
Previously, he served as Deputy Manager of Cash Programming and Analysis (October 2005 - February 2008), Head of Financial System Assessment (June 1998 - October 2005), among others. Additionally, he served as President of the Deposit Insurance Fund (July 1994 - May 1998), and as a member of the Board of Banco de la Nacion and General Director of Public Credit of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Mr. Vega had a direct participation in the enactment of the Payment and Securities Settlement Systems Law and the Electronic Money Law. He has also published several articles focused on payment systems and participated as a speaker in seminars and courses both in Peru and abroad.
Retail payments and financial inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean: identifying gaps and opportunities
The payment aspects of financial inclusion (PAFI) framework, set up by the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures and the World Bank in 2016, recommends a set of actions to spur financial inclusion by means of improvements in the retail payment…