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"I work in the alternative investment area in a pension plan and the reason why I completed my CAIA designation was to get a recognized certification in alternative investments. The CAIA Program provided me with a great insight in alternative investments and gave me the opportunity to apply this knowledge in my job in Peru which is a market that is beginning to fulfill the international standards."

Lizette has over 15 years of experience in the Investment and Risk areas. Lizette entered into the Alternative Investment world in 2011 when she began working as an Investment Consultant and now she is the Deputy Head of Alternative Investments in PRIMA AFP - a Pension Plan in Perú with US$14 + billion AUM.

The portfolio of alternative investments in PRIMA AFP has local and foreign funds with different strategies like Private Equity, Real Estate and Infrastructure. Prior to PRIMA AFP, Lizette started her career as a Risk Analyst in banking and later, as a Trader of Equities in AFP Horizonte from the group BBVA a pension plan in Peru. She holds a Master of Business Administration from EGADE Business School – Tecnologico de Monterrey. She also has the CFA level I and is a member of the Advisory Board of the funds invested by PRIMA AFP. Share your story here