Gerardo Larios Rizo, Head of Hospitality Sector at Bank of Ireland talks about the impact of Covid-19 on the hospitality sector and what the future looks like for this sector as we emerge from another lockdown and begin to move forward.
Gerardo Larios Rizo joined Bank of Ireland in November 2012 after more than 15 years working in a number of roles in the hospitality sector.
His wealth of experience includes seven years with the Rezidor Hospitality Group (Radisson Hotels) where he qualified as group internal auditor and over 4 years with Dalata reviewing the financial performance of a number of hotels around the country.
His experience in Bank of Ireland includes two years as a Sector specialist in Intervention and Restructuring and three years as the Head of Hospitality dealing with new lending to the Hotel and Licensed Trade (Pub) sector.
Qualifications: Qualified Financial Advisor, BA in Hospitality, Diploma in Hospitality and an Associate Degree in Restaurant Management.