To manage activities involving the issuance, custody, and transport of legal tender and other instruments, as well as those related to current accounts with the Central Bank. To promote improvement to the National Payments System and set processes for its surveillance.
Julio Pando holds a Computer Scientist degree (Computador Científico) and a BS in Computer Science (Licenciado en Ciencias de la Computación) from the School of Natural and Exact Sciences of Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA).
He has given courses and conferences in the country and abroad on Information Systems, Treasury and Payment Systems, including lectures at Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE).
Since 2009, he has been chairing the Interbank Commission on Means of Payment of the Argentine Republic (CIMPRA), comprising the Central Bank of Argentina, the Association of Public and Private Banks of the Argentine Republic (ABAPPRA), the Association of Argentine Banks (ABA), the Association of Argentine Private Banks with Local Capital (ADEBA) and the Association of Specialized Banks (ABE), with the participation of Clearing Houses and other players of the Argentine Payment System.
He chairs the Working Group on Payment Systems of Latin America and the Caribbean, which he joined in 2007, having previously held interim positions as President and Vice President. The Group was established in 2001 and is made up of the Central Banks of the region, together with the Technical Secretariat of the Center for Latin American Monetary Studies (CEMLA) and coordinated by the International Advisory Committee (IAC) chaired by the World Bank.
He joined the Central Bank of Argentina in 1976, devoting his entire professional career to this Institution. He has held several positions in different areas as Information Technology Systems, Regional Treasuries, Current Accounts, Planning, Process Reengineering, Issuance and Payment Systems.