Luis Bengoechea - Head of Banking Department

Luis Bengoechea

Luis Bengoechea was appointed Head of the BIS Banking Department in June 2024.

Mr Bengoechea joined the BIS in 1998 and, during his long career at the institution, he has held, among others, the positions of Head of Interest Rates Group, responsible for managing the money market and interest rate derivatives businesses, and Acting Head of Credit Markets Group, managing the Credit Group business. In 2022, in addition to his position as Head of Treasury, he was appointed as Deputy Head of BIS Banking Department. 

Before joining the BIS, Mr Bengoechea worked in the global market division of a large US commercial bank, dealing mainly with fixed income and derivatives.

Mr Bengoechea holds degrees in law, business administration and psychology.