Ben Velazquez

Ben Velazquez

Director - Head Energy, Transportation & Infrastructure Capital Markets

ING Capital LLC


Mr. Velazquez is primarily responsible for executing transactions in the natural resources, power and utilities and infrastructure project finance sectors in the Americas, with a special focus on Latin America. Mr. Velazquez also works with the LatAm team on structured finance transactions.


Professional Experience:

Mr. Velazquez joined the Syndications Americas Group in September 2011. Prior to joining ING, Mr. Velazquez most recently worked at Scotia Capital, serving as Director and Head of Latin America in the Global Infrastructure Investments division. He was also Head of Strategic Asset Finance Americas at Commerzbank and provided structured finance and risk management consulting to Bayerische Landesbank.  Prior to Commerzbank, Mr. Velazquez worked at Standard Chartered Bank as a Director and Head of Project, Aircraft and Shipping Finance Syndications. Velazquez has over 20 years of financial industry experience.


Professional Affiliations:

Former member of Siena College’s Board of Trustees and Board of Associate Trustees.



He has a B.S. in Finance from Siena College and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship & Innovation from New York University’s Stern School of Business.