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Juan Aristi Baquero

PartnerNew York

Supports financial institutions on sustainability strategy, risk management and analytics

Juan is a partner in our New York office and has more than 15 years of experience advising banks and financial institutions in the United States and Canada, Latin America, and Europe on strategy, risk management, and analytics.

Juan’s client work in the last five years spans a breadth of topics including capital management, stress testing, non-financial risk management, and analytics. Most recently, Juan’s client work has focused on the impact of climate and sustainability for financial institutions, including the analysis of physical and transition risks from climate, greenhouse gas emission calculations, net-zero target setting, and the development of climate finance growth strategies and opportunities. Juan publishes extensively on these topics and convenes several industry events.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Juan worked as a structural engineer and as a researcher. He has civil engineering degrees and an MBA, and received a Wall Street Journal award for academic excellence in finance.


Are Latin American financial institutions ready for sustainability?,” McKinsey & Company, August 2023

Perspectives on model risk management of cybersecurity solutions in banking,” McKinsey & Company, August 2022

Fast forward: How cloud computing could transform risk management,” McKinsey & Company, September 2021

Applying machine learning in capital markets: Pricing, valuation adjustments, and market risk,” McKinsey & Company, October 2020

De-risking AI by design: How to build risk management into AI development,” McKinsey & Company August 2020

How US states can protect coronavirus-benefits programs,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020

The advanced-analytics solution for monitoring conduct risk,” McKinsey & Company, November 2018


Laboratoire Techniques, Territoires et Sociétés

Structural engineer


Columbia University
MBA, finance, economics

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
MEng, civil engineering

École des Ponts Business School
MEng, civil engineering