Nestor Espinola serves as Responsible Auditor in the Internal Audit Area of FONPLATA - Development Bank since January 2019.
He has over 16 years of experience in areas of external and internal auditing, with emphasis on the financial sector. He worked as Manager of Audit and Consulting at Ernst & Young (EY-Global) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC-Global), and was a Specialized Coordinator of Internal Audit at the Banco Itaú Paraguay member of Itaú Unibanco Holding Inc.
A Paraguayan citizen, Espinola has a Bachelor of Economics Science from the National University of Asuncion (Paraguay) and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Technical Intercontinental University (Paraguay).
He also has specialization courses in Auditing and Taxation from the Nora Ruoti Institute (Paraguay), a Diplomate in Risk Management for Financial Institutions from the Business School of the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico). He has taken courses and workshops abroad linked to risk management of type GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) for financial institutions, and technological risk of fraud in corporations, among others.