Daniel Minzer is the Head for the Americas of Metals Commodities at ABN AMRO since August, 2014. Before joining ABN AMRO, Daniel was the Head for the Americas of the Export and Agency Finance Group within the Global Trade Finance Department at SMBC in New York, where he lead several initiatives, including the project finance strategy that included renewable energy and the accompanying carbon credit strategy. Daniel worked in some of the most breakthrough transactions including official agencies including the 23-year financing of Norte II in Mexico, with KEXIM, Seigneure de Beaupre, the first Euler-Hermes supported wind farm in Canada, and Reficar, the largest project finance done in Colombia with the participation of US Exim, SACE and EKN.
Prior to joining SMBC, Daniel worked for a year in the Treasury and Commodities Division at Macquarie Bank in New York where he was responsible for structuring capital solutions and derivative strategies for clients in the Mining and Metals industry. Before Macquarie, Daniel spent four years in the Project Finance Group at BNP Paribas in New York where he focused on structuring project financings and on financial advisory for companies in the mining, oil & gas and power and energy sectors.
Daniel received his BA/Masters degree in Architecture from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and his MBA degree for the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.