Based In: Quito, Ecuador
Oscar Paredes Muñoz is a professional with academic training in Public Administration, Business Administration (MBA), International Relations, and Security and Defense. During his career of more than 35 years, he has been a consultant on regulatory matters for large companies in the Caribbean and Andean region in order to help them understand and properly manage their risks, as well as participated in strategies and tactics to support Clients in mitigating them. He has also led teams of forensic and criminal experts when he held positions of responsibility in Intelligence, Criminal Investigation and Corporate Security. He also has specialization and experience in Risk Management, Loss Prevention, Fraud Prevention, Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing, Prevention of Piracy of Subscription Audio and Video Services and Prevention of the Illicit Market: Adulteration, Contraband , Counterfeiting and Piracy.
For 14 years he was linked to the Ecuadorian banking sector as responsible for the security of Banco Popular del Ecuador, Banco Pichincha and Produbanco. In these entities, he directed the programs for the prevention of bank fraud in its different modalities and supported the units for the prevention of money laundering.
In Colombia, he worked for the Administrative Department of Security for more than 17 years, his last position being that of Chief of the Judicial Police Division. He led complex investigations and due to the results obtained, he was awarded national and international decorations and recognitions by law enforcement agencies.
In addition, he has been a university professor, invited lecturer at national and international Security forums and has written articles for the Seguridad en America Magazine, one of the most important in Latin America.