Marcela is one of the leading women in the Money Transfer sector in Europe. She has received many awards in her career, including U’K CEO’s Monthly Most Outstanding Women in Business in 2017 and was featured in the September 2017 issue of the CEO magazine.

After being a Professor of Business Administration at the Universidad Santiago de Cali in Cali, Colombia for 8 years, concentrating in Leadership and Coaching, she joined Titan Intercontinental where she eventually became the COO. She later worked in the US in a partnership between Titan & New York Foreign Exchange, before her expertise took her to the UK, joining RIA in 2005.

She is now the Managing Director of RIA Financial Services UK & Ireland and she is one of the leading figures in the unparalleled growth of RIA Money Transfer’s in Europe.

She recently completed her diploma in Company Direction from the London Institute of Directors (IOD) as part of her board membership in both Euronet Payment Services in the UK, as well as HIFX. Euronet is the parent company of Ria Financial Services & HIFX.

She received one of the IMTC Money Transfer Industry Awards for 2018 at IMTC’s yearly event in Miami where she was one of the top four voted, out of 21 finalists.