Jairo Namur is the founder of Intelligence for Action LLC, a Florida based consulting firm focused on helping financial institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean to introduce and apply innovative technology to support payments and regulatory compliance initiatives. Mr. Namur is a senior business executive with over 30 years of banking experience. His industry expertise includes domestic and international cash management, correspondent banking, Regulatory Compliance, Global Custody, and Payment/Securities systems development. As a specialist in payment and securities market infrastructures Mr. Namur has worked with many private and government run entities throughout Latam and the Caribbean in establishing or modernizing payment and securities settlement systems.
Prior to founding Intelligence for Action LLC, Mr. Namur spent 9 years at SWIFT in various Senior roles including Regional Head of Sales and Business Development for Latam and the Caribbean and Head of Market Infrastructures Latam and the Caribbean. In these roles Mr. Namur was responsible for leading the company’s strategy and sales efforts across all markets, products, and services.
Mr. Namur has held a variety of senior level positions at some of the world’s largest global transaction banks including 5 years as VP Global Transaction Banking for HSBC Bank USA based in NY and Mexico City and 8 years at The Bank of New York. During His time at BNY he held various positions including Regional Head for the Andean and Central American regions, VP and Head of Cash Management for Latin America and the Caribbean, and General Manager of the Venezuelan Regional Rep office. Prior experience also includes Regional Head of Central America, and Head of Cash Management Latam, at the Philadelphia Intl Bank and other key roles in the operations areas at Bankers Trust Co NY and Bank of America Intl NY.
Mr. Namur attended Pace University in NY, and Universidad de los Andes, in Bogotá, Colombia. He also holds various industry certifications such as the Association for Financial Professionals, Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) as well as the prestigious FIBA/FIU’s Anti Money-Laundering Certified Analyst (AMLCA) designation.