Albert’s client focus includes institutional investors and asset managers with illiquid portfolios worldwide. Albert assists such clients by: providing transparent valuations of illiquid assets including private debt, structured products and derivatives; providing independent model validation; and advising on building a risk framework for illiquid assets, liquidity risk and integration of risk between liquid and illiquid assets.
He has three decades of risk and investment practice working for financial institutions in the UK, Americas and Asia.
Albert was the head of alternative investments and risk capital allocation at Shinsei Bank in Japan. He was also Risk Advisor to the chief operating officer and chief risk officer of Aflac in Japan, the U.S. and more recently, Managing Director at Edelscourt, where he served as a risk management expert to asset managers, risk management specialists and research firms. Prior to that, Albert was with HVB in New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong. He previously worked for Central Bank of Chile (Santiago), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London), Nomura (London), Mariner Investment Group (New York) and Allied Capital (New York).
Albert is a Financial Risk Manager (FRM). He holds a commercial engineering and economics degree from Universidad Católica de Chile.