Alberto Cardenas Hernandez, CMT

Alberto Cardenas Hernandez, CMT

Chapter Chair

Chapter Chair

Alberto Cardenas, who holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, is currently the Director of the Venezuelan Center for Financial Investment Studies, or the Centro de Estudios en Inversión Financiera (CEIF). He holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad de Carabobo, and is a regulated Investment Advisor in Venezuela.

Alberto began his career in the financial markets as Technical Analyst for a renowned broker in Switzerland, and later became Senior Currency Trader for other regulated brokerage houses in the Latin American region. Between 2008 and 2012, he was Chief Strategist for a boutique Investment Bank with a focus on Emerging Markets, where he developed fundamental and technical tools to calibrate investment decisions for both clients and company books.

He is regularly interviewed by financial media, including Bloomberg and Reuters, to discuss Latin America debt market prospects and correlations with commodity prices. Alberto has taught undergraduate and graduate classes in prestigious educational institutions in Venezuela.  Alberto is a founding Chair of the CMT Association México Chapter.

He is passionate about waves and the sea, and blogs at


  • Mexico

    The Mexico Chapter of the CMT Association is Chaired by Iván Santiago.  The Co-Chairs are Juan Francisco Caudillo and Gustavo Villa Velázquez Aldana. Alberto Cardenas, CMT is the Chair for the Venezuela Chapter and will be the Committee's Advisor. Participation in...

  • Caracas

    The Caracas Chapter of the CMT Association is co-chaired by Alberto Cardenas, CMT; and Andres Trujillo Renzi, CMT. View the Caracas Chapter Chairs' Chapter Blog » Participation in all Caracas Chapter Meetings qualifies you for 3 CMT Continuing Education Unit (CEU)...

Video Archive Contributions

  • August 4, 2020

    Latin America Technical Analysis Seminar

    Presenter(s): Eric Conrads, CMT, CAIA, CEFA, Alberto Cardenas Hernandez, CMT, Andres S Trujillo Renzi, CMT, Andre Lapponi, CMT, Ralph Acampora, CMT, Tyler Wood, CMT, Katie Stockton, CMT, Paul Ciana, CMT