Jessica Ramos is the Head of Regulatory & Oversight Affairs and ad interim Head of Finance at EBA CLEARING.
Prior, she held a number of positions at SWIFT, namely in Oversight Affairs, Legal & Compliance, Finance and as Chief of Staff to the global CEO. She was also responsible for diversity and inclusion initiatives for the business.
She started her career in 2006 as an Associate in Consortium Central America, focusing on banking, finance and corporate law.
She is a member of the Belgian Company Lawyers Bar, the New York Bar, the Honduran Bar and the In-house Competition Lawyers Association. In addition to her Law Degree, Jessica holds an MBA in Finance, an LL.M. in Corporate Law from New York University (NYU) and an LL.M. in Competition Law and Economics from the Brussels School of Competition. She has recently been certified in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), Cyber Security for Business Leaders and Social Media Marketing and is currently pursuing studies in Law, Cognitive Technologies & Artificial Intelligence at the Brussels School of Competition.
Jessica founded Mizbiz in 2016, an organisation aiming to connect, inspire and empower women in Belgium. She is a Board Advisor to CyberWayFinder and The Nine, Belgium Ambassador for the European Women Payments Network and a ConceptionX Expert. Jessica is a frequent speaker at financial industry events on topics ranging from Payments, RegTech, Compliance, Financial Crime, Cyber Security, Diversity and Inclusion and ESG.