Ángela Hurtado is a managing director and senior country officer for Colombia at J.P. Morgan, responsible for the firm’s operations and client contacts in the country across its lines of business. She joined J.P. Morgan in 2006 as a derivatives trader for the recently incorporated local entity. In 2007, she became head of local markets, also responsible for the markets franchise in front of regulators. In this role, Hurtado has greatly contributed to the establishment and expansion of J.P. Morgan’s footprint in Colombia, both with local and international clients, thorough the offering and support of investment and hedging tools for the institutional and corporate sectors. She is also a member of the local management committee and a member of the board of J.P. Morgan Corporación Financiera, the main legal entity in Colombia, which is responsible for ensuring a sound control environment and compliance with local regulations. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, she worked for six years in Banco de Bogotá as head of the derivative structuring team and in the fixed income and FX desks. She started her career as an intern in the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit Colombia. Hurtado has a degree in international finance from La Universidad Externado de Colombia.