So far, company representatives in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Perú and Uruguay have been trained as DEPE trainers. Find out more about them below.
Brenda Anthony is Chief Compliance Officer for Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia at BASF and responsible for the company’s Legal and Insurance Department. For more than 15 years she has held various positions at BASF. First, she worked for Wintershall Energía S.A., one of the company's oil and gas companies, where she was Legal Director and Compliance Officer. In 2014 she was transferred to Germany and continued her professional career in the Central Legal Department of BASF SE until her return to Argentina one year later.
Mónica Artale is lawyer and specialist in ethics and compliance. She holds an international certification for compliance (AAEC, UCEMA) and a diploma from the Austral University. Mónica is currently working as an independent consultant for integrity and transparency issues in the public sector. Previously, she headed the Ethics and Transparency Unit of the Dirección Nacional de Vialidad in Argentina, where she implemented measures to prevent corruption and led the investigation of breaches of the Code of Ethics and internal fraud. Since 2017, Mónica is also part of the Women in Compliance (WiC) initiative in Argentina.
Fernando Ayala is Compliance Officer at Kuehne + Nagel, an international logistics company, responsible for Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Bolivia. Previously, he worked in the field of compliance in the pharmaceutical industry with responsibilities in various Latin American countries, including Colombia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Uruguay. Fernando has specialised in the fight against corruption not only in Latin America, but also in Europe, and participated in the Transparency International Summer School in Lithuania.
Betina del Valle Azugna has a degree in Commercialisation from the University of Business and Social Sciences (UCES) and an MBA from the University of Belgrano. She further holds a diploma in CSR from different universities in Argentina and Spain. Betina has been working for the Sancor Seguros Group for more than 20 years now. Since the end of 2005, she has been Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for companies in Argentina and Latin America. She also works as lecturer at the University of Rosario.
Stephanie is a lawyer and graduated with honours from the University of Buenos Aires. She also studied a Master in Law with a specialization in Tax Law at Idec-Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. She has a specialization in Legal Advice from the State Bar Association School. Since 2018, she is in charge of the Coordination of Ethics and Corporate Transparency at Trenes Argentinos Operaciones, with her main responsibility being the work in the Integrity Programme of the company. Previously, she served as a tax advisor. Before joining Trenes Argentinos Operaciones, she worked at the law firm PAGBAM and at Ernst & Young in Barcelona, advising companies on tax matters. Stephanie also received a scholarship for academic excellence awarded by the UBA, which permitted her to study for a semester at the Université Paris 2 - Panthéon - Assas. Stephanie is a Member of the Public Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires and of the Argentine Association of Fiscal Studies. She has also given classes at the University of Buenos Aires.
Cosme Juan Carlos Belmonte has more than thirty years of experience in auditing, control, risk management, administration, social responsibility, integrity, compliance and the management and supervision of financial systems. Prior to his current position, he was, among other things, Deputy General Director for Integrity and Compliance at the Banco de la Nación Argentina, Director and Superintendent of Financial and Stock Exchange Companies at the Central Bank of Argentina and twice Chairman of the Latin American Committee of Internal Audit of the Latin American Federation of Banks. Cosme is also Postgraduate Professor at the University of Buenos Aires
Jorge Luis Bermúdez is Lawyer from the Universidad del Salvador. He has completed a master’s degree in Business Law at the University of San Andrés and a Master's Degree in Biomedical Ethics at the Argentine Catholic University, also having the Professional Certification of Ethics and Compliance issued by the AAEC, UCEMA and IFCA. In his professional life, he has served as Director of the Department of Business Law and Corporate Transparency of Bermúdez Magaldi Abogados and as Legal and Corporate Transparency Manager of EANA SE. To date he is Partner and Director of the Corporate Department of Bermúdez Magaldi Abogados. In addition, Jorge serves a professor of Ethics and Professional Practice at the Universidad Católica Argentina, and provides Commercial Law courses at the Universidad de Palermo.
Carolina Boehler is a lawyer specialised in business law. She further holds a diploma in compliance from the Austral University. Carolina has a certificate in ethics and compliance by the IAE together with the recognition of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (LPEC). She is also recognised by the Asociación Argentina de Ética y Compliance in collaboration with the University of CEMA with recognition by IFCA (International Federationof Compliance Association).
Maria Veronica Broilo holds a Master's degree in Corporate Social Responsibility. She is a Public Accountant with a degree from the National University of Rio Cuarto (UNRC), specialist in public procurement and fellow of the Organization of American States (OAS) for sustainable public procurement. Currently, Maria Veronica is the Coordinator of the Area of Social Responsibility and Sustainability at the Fiscal Public Office of the City of Buenos Aires. Previously, she was responsible for various departments of the Buenos Aires Judicial Authority. She has also been a lecturer at the UNRC, the Catholic University of Cordoba and the University of Economic and Social Sciences (UCES). She is a member of the Mercosur Women's Forum and responsible for the Association's Audit Committee. Since 2017 she has also been a staff member of the Desafío Foundation.
Nicolás Catalano is a lawyer specialised in Corporate Law as well as Internet and Communications Technologies Law. Prior to joining Diageo, he worked in the legal department of MercadoLibre.com and was responsible for legal affairs and compliance at Accenture. He also regularly participates in various compliance and internet law forums.
Sabrina Cejas is a lawyer with more than 15 years of experience in transparency, integrity and public ethics. She is currently the Director of the Ethics and Compliance Department at Goldcorp Inc. and Co-Director of the Public Sector Commission of the Argentine Association for Ethics and Compliance (AAEC). Prior to that, she served as Director of Transparency and Public Ethics for the Office of Institutional Strengthening of the Province of Buenos Aires and as researcher for the Investigation Directorate of the Anti-Corruption Office of the Nation. Sabrina is also a compliance officer with international certification by the AAEC and IFCA. In addition, she is a graduate of the Executive Programme for the Prevention of Money Laundering, Transparency and Financing of Terrorism at the Di Tella University.
María Fernanda Cores is a certified Public Accountant with a postgraduate degree in Tax Specialisation. In the past she has worked in the accounting and tax departments of multinational organisations such as Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Ernst & Young and Bayer S.A. She currently works at Bayer as compliance officer for the Cono Sur region, with responsibility for Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. There she implements guidelines and risk control mechanisms developed by the holding company in Germany. María Fernanda also conducts compliance investigations, training and monitoring for the region.
Silvina Coria has more than 20 years of international management experience in the fields of global governance and forensic auditing, specialised in emerging markets. She currently leads the team of the Office of Internal Oversight at OPCW. Previously, she has worked for OLX, Naspers Classifieds, Bayer, BBDO, Philip Morris, among others. Her areas of expertise include internal audits, data protection, compliance, risk analysis and team leadership. In addition, Silvina is a regional and international speaker on transparency, compliance, cyber security and supply chain ethics. She was part of the international advisory group on GDPR at OLX and a member of the B20 working group on compliance and integrity. She is also involved in the Women in Compliance initiative in Argentina and is a member of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA).
Débora Dansker currently works as Compliance Manager for Latin America at Sandoz, a subgroup of Novartis. Before joining the Novartis Group, she worked for six years for a medium-sized enterprise in the field of sales administration and as consultant for various multinational companies in the risk administration and internal control departments. From an academic perspective, Débora holds a degree in Administration from the University of Buenos Aires and completed her MBA at the University of Salvador.
Christian Deus is a public accountant with diplomas in Microfinance, Social Responsibility and Sustainable Business Management. He currently works as Deputy Departmental Manager Argentina at Banco de la Nación, where he has been active for 17 years. In the past, Christian was a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors of Argentina, Co-Director of the Government Audit Committee (IAIA) and Co-Director of the Training Committee of the same institution. Furthermore, he was part of several forums and conferences and contributed his knowledge and expertise to the ENAI panel on Corporate Governance. In 2012 he participated as a lecturer at the IV Regional Congress of Financial Risk Management (CORERIF) in Guatemala City.
Alberto Deyvis Pérez is a Venezuelan lawyer with degrees in International Business Law and Latin American Integration (UCV) from the Catholic University of Andres Bello (UCAB). He also holds a master's degree (LL. M) in Legal Practice from the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) in Madrid, Spain, where he was a fellow of the magazine Economics & Jurist. For more than eight years he worked as in-house Legal Counsel at Tealca Venezuela and later joined Boetto and Buttigliengo Constructora, where he worked as Compliance Officer. Currently, Deyvis serves as Chief Project Officer of Grupo HLC in Córdoba, Argentina. Deyvis is an associate expert of the World Compliance Association (WCA) and has been a member of various associations and committees, including the Legal Committee of the Venezuelan-Colombian Chamber of Commerce (CAVECOL).
Paula di Prinzio is Public Accountant specialised in compliance, transparency and internal control with more than 20 years of experience in multinational companies such as Tenaris and Aerolineas Argentinas. She holds the CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) and CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) certifications and is a member of the Board of the Argentine chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) as treasurer. Besides, she participated in several training forums in Argentina as well as abroad and is currently part of the teaching staff of the "Programme for Compliance Updates" of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA).
Tadeo Leandro Fernandez has a degree in Law and holds a postgraduate diploma in Tax Law from the University of Buenos Aires, where he also completed postgraduate studies in Anti-Money Laundering Law. Prior to joining the legal office, Tadeo was a Legal Counsel at the Financial Information Unit (FIU) of the Egmont Group, participating in official missions of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (FATF). Tadeo is a frequent guest author of the website Prevenciondelavado.com and author of the column "Notes about Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism" of the Journal of Tax and Economic Crime of Errepar Publishing Co. Moreover, he is coordinator of the Anti-Money Laundering Committee of the Argentinean Association for Fiscal Studies.
Dorothea Garff is a German lawyer who is matriculated in Argentina. Her areas of expertise include advising foreign, in particular German-speaking, companies that want to enter the Argentinean market. At the same time, she advises local and international companies on the implementation of compliance programmes. Prior to joining Beccar Varela, she worked as Legal and Compliance/Technology and Innovation Manager at the Argentinean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Argentina). There she was responsible for the Compliance Competence Centre (CCC). In this function, she coordinated and implemented projects such as the training programme "De Empresas Para Empresas" of the Alliance for Integrity, the AHK Compliance Working Group, as well as various events and training courses on ethics and transparency in business.
Marcela Gigena is lawyer with a doctorate from the University of Buenos Aires and a master's degree in Commercial and Business Law. Since 2018, she has been the Deputy Manager of Ethics and Corporate Transparency at Trenes Argentinos Operaciones, where her main task is the implementation of the company's integrity programme. Previously, she led the reform of purchasing and hiring regulations of trains, performing as a consultant in complex contracting. In the past, Marcela worked for more than seven years in the law office of M&M Bomchil, advising companies on corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions. In addition, she has taught Corporate Law at the University of Buenos Aires.
María Lorena Giurovich is a public accountant of the Universidad Católica Argentina. She has completed the Compliance Programme for Senior Management at the IAE Business School, as well as the seminar on corruption and integrity programmes for Corporate Criminal Responsibility, organised by the National Anticorruption Office and the State Lawyers Association, among others. María currently serves as Head of Ethics and Transparency at Coordinación Ecológica Metropolitan Area Sociedad del Estado (CEAMSE). She has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of consulting, external and internal auditing and finance and as independent consultant for several companies.
Maria Helena Hevia has a degree in Corporate Administration and Public Accounting. She is a certified professional in ethics and compliance awarded by UCEMA and IFCA. For more than 15 years she has been working for Fresenius Medical Care Argentina S.A., nine of which she is responsible for the Internal Audit Department. Since 2015 she has been Local Officer for Compliance and since August 2016, she has been Head of the Regional Compliance Department for the southern part of Latin America.
Mariana Idrogo is founder and Senior Managing Director of G5 Integritas International with a presence in Latin America. The company is specialised in consulting on compliance and risk mitigation in the context of fraud, corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing. Mariana is a lawyer with a degree in Political Science and expert in corporate compliance, fraud and corruption investigations, money laundering prevention, commercial intelligence and litigation support investigations. In addition, she is a member of the Argentine Association for Ethics and Compliance (AAEyC), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and the Public Bar Association of Buenos Aires (CPACF).
Virginia Linaza is a lawyer with a degree in compliance and criminal law from the Austral University/IAE Business School. She is a leading expert in ethics and compliance with several well-recognised academic certificates.
Since April 2019 she has been working in the Compliance Department of Loma Negra CIASA. Prior to that, she worked for Telecom Argentina SA, where she spent four years in the Compliance Department. She is a member of the Women in Compliance Initiative (WIC), a network that promotes integrity and transparency, with a focus on gender diversity. In addition, in 2018 she was member of the Integrity and Compliance Working Group of the Business 20 (B20), which submitted recommendations and contributions to the G20 Argentina 2018.
Patricia Manusovich is specialised in Public and Tax Law. Prior to her current position, she led the Department of Tax Law at Studio Klein & Franco and worked as a Representative of Treasury for the public department of Contencioso Judicial of the Federal Administration of Public Income and later as head of the lawyer team. In addition, Patricia was a partner at Compliance for Business (C4B), where she worked as a consultant on issues related to ethical conduct and compliance, with particular emphasis on the design, implementation and monitoring of compliance and anti-corruption programmes for SMEs. She has published numerous articles in well-recognised legal journals, lectured at several seminars and participated in various national and international conferences. She is a member of the Executive Council of the Argentine Association for Ethics and Compliance, the Association of Compliance Officers and the Argentine Forum of Executive Women.
Diego Hernán Martinez is a lawyer and certified expert in ethics and compliance, among others recognised by AAEC, UCEMA and IFCA. He is an independent consultant in criminal compliance and Director of the Compliance and Corruption Prevention Programme at the Universidad Siglo 21. Before he was responsible for the design, implementation and management of the Ethics and Transparency Unit at Vialidad Nacional in Argentina. In addition, he served as a consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank, Transparency International, Governance LATAM and the Civil Association for Equality and Justice.
Claudia Andrea Maskin is working for Johnson & Johnson Medical S.A. as Compliance & Privacy Officer. Previously, she worked for the Congress in Buenos Aires, the Undersecretary of the Government Action of the Nation and the National Ministry of Education. Before she was lawyer at Entelman, where she specialised in corporate and commercial law. In addition, she worked as Legal Director of Siemens Itron Business Services and held the position of Regional Compliance Officer and Data Privacy Officer at Siemens S.A., being in charge of Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.
Roberto A. Mendenson is lawyer and Compliance Officer for the South of Latin America at Merck. Prior to his current position, he was Manager of Legal and Corporate Affairs at Sanofi, in charge of the South Cone. From an academic perspective, he completed the Yale Law School Management Programme in 2010 and is a certified compliance expert recognised by the International Federation of Compliance Associations (IFCA) under the UCEMA programme. He also holds a certificate in compliance from the Law Faculty of the Seton Hall University in New Jersey. Roberto is Professor for compliance at the University of Mendoza and currently Chair of the Disciplinary Court of the Argentine Association for Ethics and Compliance.
María Guillermina Mercapidez works as Compliance Officer and Coordinator of the Risk Committee in a state majority holding company. Previously, she worked as Internal Auditor in a public organisation and held various positions as a management consultant. In addition, she is currently a professor at the chair of accounting (auditing) at the Universidad Nacional de la Plata, researcher and author of various publications on accounting, auditing and compliance issues. She holds a Master's degree in Public Finance (UNLP), is a specialist in bankruptcy unions (UNLP) and has international certification in ethics and compliance (AAEC - IFCA-UCEMA). She is also a graduate of Michigan State University: Railways and Government: The U.S. Experience Programme for the Argentine Ministry of the Interior and Transportation Washington DC.
Mayra Di Módica is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires, specialised in Business Legal Advice, and one of the leading professionals in the field of Ethics & Compliance with certifications from IAE Business School and LPEC- International ECI, among others. In the past she has worked in law firms and multinational companies, such as American Express S.A. and Peugeot Citroën Argentina S.A. Her two main areas of expertise are legal control of contracts and conflict resolution with contractors and suppliers. She currently heads the Ethics and Transparency Department of Trenes Argentinos Cargas.
Claudio Moreno is Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Transportadora De Gas Del Norte. In his role, he designs and implements the company's sustainability policy and develops concepts
for cooperation between the private and public sectors to overcome and transform social conflicts. In addition, he is professor and lectures on social responsibility and strategic management. Claudio is also the author of numerous publications on social responsibility, collective negotiation and human resources management.
Paola Ninci holds a degree in Political Science from the Catholic University of Cordoba (UCC) and specialises in transparency, accountability and anti-corruption. She also holds a Certificate in Ethics and Compliance from the University of CEMA. In the past, Paola worked for three years as Director of Integrity, Transparency and Institutional Strengthening of the Ministry of Defense. Prior to that, she was responsible for the Parliamentary Information and Access to Information Department of the City of Cordoba's Advisory Council. She has also provided technical assistance in the areas of transparency, integrity and public management to academic and governmental institutions as well as the private sector. She has also worked for civil society organisations in the past, developing projects related to transparency, access to public information, citizen participation and corporate social responsibility.
Elida Fabiana Ozuna is lawyer and holds a Master's degree in Business Administration with a focus on Strategic Management. She is a professor of private international law, civil law, commercial law and legal informatics at various universities in the country. Fabiana also works as a researcher on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the University of Cuenca del Plata and is partner in the law firm Coscia, Ozuna & Asociados. In addition, she is responsible for CSR and sustainability at GS NEA in the Asociación Civil Grupo Solidario.
María Laura Parcerisa is an independent compliance specialist. Previously, she worked for Enap Sipetrol Argentina, where she started as Head of Accounting and later held various positions, most recently as Compliance Coordinator for Argentina. She also spent seven years conducting audits for oil and gas companies, including Deloitte and Arthur Andersen-Pistrelli Diaz. María Laura is an accountant with a degree from the Universidad del Salvador and postgraduate degrees in the Oil and Gas Industry. She holds several international certifications in the field of compliance, including from the Centre of Excellence for Governance and Transparency of the IAE Business School of the Universidad Austral.
Dalma Parisi is lawyer specialising in Corporate Law, Oil and Gas, Energy, Public Law and Regulatory Law. She currently works for Siemens S.A. as Lead Compliance Officer for Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. Previously, she worked as Plant Lawyer, Senior Legal Advisor and Senior Procurement Manager. Prior to her career at Siemens, she worked as lawyer in two of the most important law firms in the country: Marval, O 'Farrel & Mairal and PAGBAM. Her focus was on the development and analysis of major contracts such as key projects, EPC, LTP, framework contracts and advising national and international clients on various legal issues. Dalma is also the author of several articles on commercial law and arbitration, compliance and fraud prevention.
Enrique Prini Estebecorena is lawyer with postgraduate degrees in Management, Marketing and Negotiation. He holds several international certifications in the field of compliance, including from the IAE Graduate School of Management and the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association (ECOA). During his professional career, he has worked for several companies in the energy sector and as official in the National Criminal and Correctional Justice of the Federal Capital. Currently, Enrique serves as lawyer in the compliance and energy sector at A&F.
He is also a founding member and former Vice President of the Argentine Association for Ethics and Compliance and participates in various associations and chambers. In addition, Enrique is lecturer and gives various post-graduate courses in the areas of compliance, environment and business ethics.
Vincenzo Putignano has a degree in Political Science from the University of Turin and a diploma in Business Administration from the University of Navarra, Madrid. He has worked for almost 40 years in various countries, functions and companies of the Telecom Italia Group. In the course of his professional career, he has served as Compliance Director for Telecom Argentina and TIM Brazil, as Chief Financial Officer for Telecom Italia San Marino and Director of Strategic Planning for Aunacable, among others. He is currently active as Compliance Consultant for Corporate Governance.
Mariana Regueira is Supervisor for Ethics and Compliance at the Argentinean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where she is responsible for the Compliance Competence Centre. She is also a member of the Board of the Global Compact Network Argentina and coordinator of the Compliance Working Group on the 10th Principle of the United Nations. Moreover, she is an active member of Women in Compliance (WiC), a network promoting business integrity with a focus on gender diversity. In 2018 she was also participating in the Integrity & Compliance Working Group of B20 Argentina, which made recommendations to the G20 Argentina. Mariana holds a degree in Social Communication with specialisation in public ethics, transparency and anti-corruption. In addition, she has completed the Compliance Programme for Senior Management at IAE Business School.
Laura Angulo Rios is Vice President at JPMorgan Chase and responsible for the implementation of anti-corruption and anti-trust programmes in Latin America. Previously she was part of the team responsible for the prevention of money laundering, terrorist financing and economic sanctions. Laura is a graduate of the Argentine Association for Ethics and Compliance, holds the international certification CAMS and has a Master’s Degree in Finance from the Universidad del Centro de Estudios Macroeconómicos (UCEMA).
Maria Fernanda Sandoval is a lawyer specialising in legal advice for companies and is certified in ethics and compliance.
Maria Marta Tálice holds a degree in Law from the University of Buenos Aires with a specialisation in Corporate Law and Finance. She further holds a PhD from the IAE Business School and previously worked as lecturer for Corporate Management. As Assistant Manager for Regulatory Compliance at Banco Provincia, she currently provides recommendations on best practices and integrity issues.
Julieta María Torcello serves as Compliance Specialist at Siemens S.A. and is responsible for Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. She further coordinates compliance trainings in Hispanic South America. Julieta María previously worked at Huawei S.A. in the P&L department and was responsible for reporting and controlling at IBM. She holds a degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires and is a leading expert in the areas of ethics and compliance with international certifications from the ECOA Foundation and the IAE Business School.
Maria Soledad Urri currently works as Director of PDI – Compliance Solutions, specialising in assisting companies in improving their corporate governance, implementation, management and review of their compliance programmes, audits and risks. Previously, she led the Ethics, Transparency and Risks Department at Trenes Argentinos Infraestructura (ADIF SE), a state-owned enterprise in Argentina. She was also Audit, Risk & Compliance Manager and Head of Ethics & Compliance at the Atanor Albaugh Group. In addition, Soledad managed the Business Intelligence, Investigations and Fraud, and Investigations and Litigation departments at the international consulting firms Kroll and BDO. She has also been part of the commercial department at Banco Santander, BBVA and Banco Patagonia. From an academic perspective, Soledad has an internationally certified degree in Finance and a Diploma in Compliance from ECOA, IAE and the Austral University. She is a member of the Executive Committee and Director of the Institute of Internal Auditors of Argentina (IAIA).
Mr. Berton currently holds the position of Chief Audit Executive at the Neoenergia Group. Brazilian by birth and Accountant by training, he is a master in Economics and holds a postgraduate degree in Finance. With over 23 years of professional experience in Internal Audit for large and medium-sized Companies in Brazil and abroad, Mr. Berton is currently a member of the IIA Global and IIA Brazil. He has vast experience in fields such as Risk Assessment, Fraud, Compliance and Audit. In addition, he is also skilled in the Assessment of Internal Controls, Financial Market, Advanced Accounting, Banking, Productivity in Audit and Audit nouns procedures, among others.
Roberta Codignoto is a Legal and Compliance Executive with more than 20 years of experience, both in external consulting for legal departments and in internal performance, organising and training team of lawyers with generic profile, with extensive international experience at STAPLES Inc. She has been recognised by Revista Analise Editorial 2018 among the 30 legal professionals most admired by their peers in Brazil.
She is a Specialist in Negotiation from Harvard Law School and in Compliance and Corporate Governance from INSPER, holding a Post Graduate in Business Law from FGV - Fundação Getúlio Vargas, a Post Graduate in Legal Administration from EPD-Escola Paulista de Direito, having graduated in Law from Ibirapuera University.
Due to her professional experience in Compliance, she is a volunteer trainer and member of the Working Group "Strengthening Integrity for SMEs" of the Alliance for Integrity for Brazil and Argentina – an initiative that comprises national, multinational companies and international organizations. She was also on the editorial board of the publication Prevenção à Corrupção - Um Guia para Empresas, by the Alliance for Integrity.
Cristiane dos Santos Cordeiro is a lawyer who graduated from Mackenzie Presbyterian University, from which she also holds a post-graduate degree in Labour Law and Process. She completed a course in Social Security Law at the School of Law and Compliance, Insper, and participated in several workshops and congresses in labour law and compliance. She previously published two articles in the newspaper Valor Econômico, .She has worked in law firms for clients in the communication, healthcare, distribution and other sectors. She has more than 19 years of professional experience in the legal area and is currently coordinating compliance at Natura Cosméticos S / A, responsible for the Compliance, Training and Communication Programme.
Mr. Coutinho works for National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) as a lawyer since 2002. He has a postgraduate degree in Corporate Law from the Law School of FGV and he holds a Master in Constitutional Law. He is the Head of the Legal Department at the area of Risk Management and Compliance for BNDES System. Furthermore, he is speaker and guest teacher of graduation and postgraduation courses. Mr. Coutinho is Founder and Coordinator of Compliance Rio Group, which brings together public and private institutions, academics and representatives of the third sector.
Felipe França is Legal Deputy Director of Twitter for Latin America and Canada. His career developed in IT and telecoms companies like Nextel and Microsoft, and he has acted as Head of Legal and Compliance for GXS and Software AG for Brazil and Latin America. He carried out his legal training at PUC / SP, with a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of California at Davis (UC Davis), where his thesis was "Corruption in Latin America: lack of proper laws or lack of real and efficient enforcement?" He holds extension in Business Law of Labor by FGV-SP; Specialist in Tax Law by the LFG; Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional-International by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, a member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).
Denise Iwakura is a lawyer graduated from Mackenzie in 2001. She is specialized in Constitutional Law and in the process of completing her LLM in Business Law at IBMEC. She has more than 20 years of professional experience, began her career in an accounting office and was also a researcher. After completing her law degree, she worked mainly in legal departments of national and multinational companies of various economic segments, among them Kumon Institute of Education, Folha de S.Paulo, Oracle, IMPSA and SAP. She is currently the Compliance Officer at SAP and participates in Compliance working groups.
Fábio Vital Lopes holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro - PUC / RJ as well as an MBA in Controlling and Finance from the Universidade Federal Fluminense - UFF, a Specialisation in Marketing from PUC-RJ and a Master's Degree in Business Economics from UCAM- RJ. He has worked in the area of finance, accounting, planning and budgeting in medium and large companies. He is currently Controller and Compliance Manager at RADIX.
Marcia Muniz has more than 23 years of experience in leading and implementing legal departments of large multinationals, such as Philip Morris; Peugeot Citroen, HP and Hyundai. Currently Legal Director of Cisco.
Among other responsibilities, she has extensive experience in the management of the corporate advisory area, mass litigation, strategic litigation, external office management and implementation and management of compliance programs.
Marcia was a member of the leadership board of the companies in which she worked, with a strong executive and strategic vision. Furthermore, she is a Compliance Officer certified by the American Society of Compliance and Ethics and is currently doing a Post-MBA by Saint Paul - Advanced Boardroom Program for Women.
Industrial Pharmaceutical (UFMG), Master in Bioethics (UMSA), Compliance Specialist at the ARC Institute (São Paulo) and ICA (London), member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE). She is currently in a postgraduate degree in health law.
She works at Unimed BH as a specialist in governance, risk and compliance, guiding actions to structure and improve compliance programmes and governance actions for regulatory compliance. She acts as a compliance consultant for Unimed-BH. She worked in a large emergency room, as a pharmacist at the hospital, and at Unimed-BH as a technician responsible for supplying the care units.
Claudia is a Brazilian lawyer, a multicultural professional with more than 18 years of experience in legal and compliance areas, acquired in several companies, among them: Grupo Elfa, Adidas, Glenmark Pharma, Aché Laboratories, ESPN / Disney, AT&T and Credicard.
She holds two international certifications in Compliance (CCEP-I and Fordham) and Compliance Healthcare in Brazil, in addition to four postgraduate degrees in law, with an MBA in risks, fraud and compliance ongoing.
She is currently engaged in research and management consulting, risk and compliance by FIA - Proinfo, and has been invited to coordinate courses in this area.
Working with Compliance, she has performed internal and external investigations, highlighting the research conducted by Eletrobrás, as well as risk assessment activities, implementation and monitoring of Compliance programmes, and conducted several trainings and, lectures attended by regulatory and supervisory authorities.
Pablo Tomás Albertz Arévalo has degrees in Legal and Social Sciences, Economic Criminal Law, Corporate Governance and Criminal Compliance. His current work focuses primarily on compliance, anti-corruption, money laundering prevention, corporate crime risk management and white-collar crime litigation. He previously served as trial lawyer at Rivadeneira, Colombara, Zegers y Cía. and compliance consultant at Veracitas Consultores. In addition, Pablo wrote several academic publications in the field of law and crime prevention.
Mariano Gojman holds a university degree in architecture, design and urban planning from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Before taking up his current position as Regional Compliance Officer at Siemens, Mariano worked in the commercial and sales department, in project management and as account manager in the same company. He is alumni of the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA), and member of various compliance initiatives, including the Compliance Circle of the German-Chilean Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the World Compliance Association and the Corporate Governance Committee of the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce.
Eugenio Belinchón Gueto has a degree in Economics from the University Complutense of Madrid and an Executive MBA from the Instituto de Empresa. He has further completed the Risk Management Programme of the Harvard Business School. Eugenio has been part of the Enel Group since 1998 and has held various positions in the field of Internal Audit in Europe and Latin America. From 2009 to 2013 he was Head of the Enterprise Risk Management for the Iberia-Latin American region. In 2014, he returned to the Internal Audit and assumed various responsibilities at the Latin American level. Since March 2020, Eugenio works as Internal Audit and Compliance Manager for Enel Chile and subsidiaries.
Rodrigo Hofmann has a degree in Legal Sciences from the Andrés Bello University. He has a Diploma in Corporate Compliance from the Adolfo Ibáñez University and a Diploma in Compliance and Good Corporate Practices from the Catholic University of Chile. In addition, he has completed specialisation courses in Crime Prevention Models of the Law 20.393 in Chile. Rodrigo has worked in the field of Corporate Law in regulated industries of the financial area such as banks and companies, specifically in compliance and good practice issues. He is currently responsible for the implementation of the compliance programme at the Mutual de Seguridad and works as regulatory compliance lawyer at Banco Santander Chile.
Ricardo Jungmann Davies studied Law in Chile and Spain. He currently works as consultant at the Centro de Libre Competencia UC and as Deputy Head of the Compliance and Best Corporate Practices Diploma. He is further Director of the Graduate Programme in Corporate Law at UC-LLM and Lecturer in Economic Law and Free Competition at the Catholic University of Chile.
Ricardo has broad experience working as Executive Director at Centro de Gobierno Corporativo UC and Corporate Manager in Ethics and Compliance for Empresa Nacional de Petróleo (ENAP). He was also speaker at several conferences of ECLAC, CEP, AMCHAM, the National Attorney's Office, OECD and others.
Andrea Rondot studied European Business Administration with a focus on Marketing and Strategic Management as well as Intercultural Communication in Germany. She further has a certificate as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) of the IAA. Andrea previously worked as a consultant in the areas of Business and Innovation Development and Forensic Audit Services for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Frankfurt, Germany. During her first years in Chile, she dedicated her work to the implementation of a national compliance system. As Compliance Officer of Continental AG she was responsible for the implementation of a model for conflict prevention and realisation of internal control. Currently, she works for the Forensic Consultant Team at Deloitte, where she supports solutions in prevention and fulfilment of anti-corruption norms and combating money laundering.
Pamela Toro Contreras holds a degree in Legal and Social Sciences from the University of Chile. In the past, she has attended courses on corporate governance and compliance and has acquired internal and external training expertise on regulatory issues, best practices and other compliance related topics. Prior to joining the Kaufmann Group as Legal and Compliance Officer, Pamela worked for Estudio Philippi, Irarrázaval, Pulido y Brunner, where she specialised in legal issues and commercial recruitment.
Felipe Javier Volante Negueruela has a degree in Legal and Social Sciences and a master's degree in Business Law. He specialises in corporate law, recruitment and commercial matters. Besides, he holds several certificates in the field of law, obtained in the USA and Chile. Felipe Javier has previously worked as prosecutor and compliance officer for the Jürgen Paulmann Group of Companies, the National Economic Prosecutor's Office and the General Directorate of Civil Aeronautics. He also has experience in teaching as postgraduate professor at the University of Chile.
Lina María Galindo Almonacid is a business economist and postgraduate in finance and project evaluation. She is an expert in strategic and financial planning as well as in the formulation and adaptation of strategy to organisational and ecological changes. Lina works as a consultant at Lemaître Consultores S.A.S. and is professor of Public Accounting at Universidad Externado de Colombia, where she also serves as compliance officer.
Astrid Xiomara Díaz Torres is an industrial engineer and specialist for operations engineering in manufacturing and services. She has extensive experience and knowledge of compliance, MLTF, personal data protection, auditing, process management, productivity analysis, Lean - Six Sigma (Black Belt) and PHVA methods. Currently, Astrid works as Ethics and Compliance Manager and Chief Compliance Officer at Vanti Group.
Paula Hernández is a business administrator with expertise in corporate social responsibility and broad experience in the design and implementation of sustainability strategies, and the elaboration of sustainability reports. She has extensive experience in the areas of strategic planning, corporate governance and integrated management systems. Furthermore, she has also gained experience in project management, risk management and internal control. Currently, she is designing and implementing ETB’s corporate social responsibility strategy along with the company’s corporate strategic plan.
Luis Rodolfo Hernández is lawyer specialised in Criminal Law and Forensic Sciences as well as Business Law with vast experience in Corporate Compliance. He is member of the Latin American Compliance Network of the International Institute of Anti-Corruption Studies, with more than 15 years of experience in implementing and managing non-financial risk management systems, regulatory compliance and corporate governance in the financial and real sector, leading the implementation of such systems in multinational companies in Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Peru.
Elizabeth Romero is a public accountant, who graduated from the Universdad Externado of Colombia. Before working as Deputy Compliance Officer at Siemens, she has been working as a Risk & Internal Control Officer, Local Compliance Officer and Anti-Corruption Implementation Manager in the Andean Region (Colombia, Ecuador and Peru) for Osram. In addition, she gained experience leading the financial statement audit processes of companies from various sectors. Furthermore, she is a member of KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice.
Daniela Camargo Camacho is a lawyer, with a Master in Constitutional Law and Human Rights from the University of Palermo in Argentina. She has several years of experience in Human and Business Rights, Sustainable Development and Peacebuilding in the private sector. Daniela currently works as the Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Coordinator of the Global Compact Network Colombia and has co-authored the publications "Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights: A practical reading of multi-stakeholder initiatives in Colombia” and “Transparency and integrity for small and medium businesses".
Luz Ayda Otalora López is a lawyer with specialisation in Administrative Law and Internal Control from the New Granada Military University. Luz has several years of experience in the fields of internal audit, ethics and compliance. Furthermore, she is specialised in the development, implementation and evaluation of control models based on best practices.
Currently she works in the Compliance Office of CENIT in Colombia.
César Roldán is a professional in Business Training Processes from the School of Administration and Finance of the EAFIT University specialised in Human Management Based on Competencies. In addition, he has a Specialty in Organisational Psychology, from the University of San Buenaventura in Colombia. César is responsible for monitoring compliance with internal regulations and those adopted by EPM for the control and prevention of risks related to fraud, corruption, lack of ethics, protection of personal data, regulatory breaches, money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
Mónica Vargas Salcedo is a Social Communicator-Journalist with a master’s in Social Ethics and Human Development. At Lemaître Consultores, she has been working on the implementation of compliance, integrity and business ethics programmes in SMEs and large Colombian companies, taking into account national and international legislative requirements, as well as good business practices. In her professional career, she has served as a consultant and researcher on issues of compliance, armed conflict, ethics and business integrity. She currently chairs the Colombian Association of Integrity, Ethics and Compliance (ACIEC).
Carlos is a graduate of the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Mexico City and has also studied Economics, Foreign Trade and European Community Law in Barcelona, Spain. He has extensive experience as a solicitor in tax, administrative, civil and commercial matters, as well as in the drafting of contracts, review and improvement of legal processes, tenders and assistance to Authorities. He is currently part of the Compliance team at AXA Mexico and works as the company’s Anti-Corruption Officer.
Arturo Cervantes is a Medical Doctor from the UNAM, master and doctorate in public health and epidemiology from Harvard University. He is professor of public health and passionate advocate for Road Safety and for Violence Prevention. As member of the WHO Global Alliance for the Prevention of Violence he works for advancing Agenda 203 in Mexico, specifically SDG’s 3 and 16. He believes that the fight against corruption and impunity, through the Alliance for Integrity, offers a huge contribution to address the major public health and development problems we face as a country.
Claudia Ávila Connelly worked for ten years at the National Bank for Foreign Trade, BANCOMEXT, promoting exports and investment in Mexico, Sweden and Canada. In the Hidalgo government, she founded the Hidalgo International Corporation, the state body for the promotion of exports and investments, and later she became the Secretary of Economic Development. Since 2005, she has held the position of General Director of the Mexican Association of Industrial Parks, AMPIP, representing more than 300 industrial parks throughout the country. She is a columnist in specialised magazines and has lectured in various countries on issues of economic promotion and competitiveness. Her specialty is planning and economic development strategies and attracting foreign direct investment at the national and regional level.
Maria holds a degree in Business Administration from the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Toluca) and a Master’s degree in Management from the Escuela Bancaria Comercial. She is the owner and partner at Logistica Arrendamiento DMT and works as the Operations and Compliance Manager with a special interest in certification. She is also working at Enlaces Terrestres C&C.
She has a diploma in Finances, Operative Administration of Human Resources and 360° Evaluation. In the past, she worked for Chrysler in Mexico in the Human Resources Department and implemented a 3IN’S project. Currently her primary occupation is the control and support in the logistics department and certifications NEEC, ISO and CTPAT.
Alejandro Córdova is a lawyer with a specialisation in Administrative Law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has litigated for a variety of law firms and worked for the Government of Mexico City. Since 2013, he has been working as the Legal Manager for the National Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry (CANIFARMA) which represents more than 200 companies as a sectoral organisation, including manufacturers of human and veterinary medicine, medical equipment and therapeutic products. In his position, he coordinates the chamber’s Commission of Supply, Security and Legal Issues. His activities include the elaboration of strategies and common positions regarding government procurement, transparency, integrity, compliance, security, crime prevention, economic competition and legal advice on pharmaceutical and health care related issues.
Silvia Dávalos holds degrees in Political Sciences, Public Administration and Law from the Iberoamericana University, Mexico. In addition, she has a diploma in Government and Public Policies. Currently she studies at the University Anáhuac doing her master in Human Capital Development. From 2013 to 2016 she served as Assistant of the Human Capital Director at the Administrative and Financial Directorate of the National Fund for the Development of Tourism (FONATUR). From 2009 to 2012 she worked as the Private Secretary of the General Director of the Mexican Social Security Institute. Since 2016 she has been holding the position of Technical Director of the Business Coordinating Council (CCE) in which all relevant Mexican private sector issues are discussed.
Nelson is currently Director of Risk and Compliance at Brenntag México and Corporate Head of Normative Compliance and Security for Latin America. Before that, he has worked as the Chief of Financial and Criminal Investigations for the National Guard specialised in financial investigation, training courses in anti-drug fight, money laundering, countering terrorism, criminal investigation and investigation of the diversion of precursors. Moreover, he gave training sessions for the private sector in fraud prevention, inventory control, GRC, anti-corruption, risk management, auditing and internal control. Further, he worked as expert in financial investigations for Venezuelan courts, as a consultant for Money Laundering and Diversion of Chemicals for the National Anti-Drugs Office and as Liaison Officer at the German Federal Police (BKA) office in Wiesbaden, Germany. He has experience as an academic lecturer and national and international conference speaker.
Martha has designed and implemented various compliance programmes in global companies and looks back on long-time international experience. She developed templates that encompass anti-corruption and anti-money laundering strategies and sales practices, for Mexico and Latin America, which were replicated to Europe, Asia and the Middle East. She in an experienced speaker at anti-corruption conferences and has given lectures on international anti-corruption laws at the Faculty of Law of the University Iberoamericana As a consultant for United Nations Mexico, Martha has worked on business integrity projects for SMEs and developed a blueprint code of conduct, its implementation manual, a compliance risk protocol and its self-diagnosis instruments. She currently works as a freelance consultant and heads “Compliance we are”.
Eduardo Vargas García is Ethics and Compliance Director at Constellation Brands. Previously, he worked for multinational companies such as Procter & Gamble, Philips and SC Johnson. Besides, he supported the implementation of a compliance programme at Avon and served as Avon's Ethics and Compliance Officer for the Northern Latin America Cluster. From an academic perspective, Eduardo holds a degree from the UNAM Law School CU and studied at the International Anti-Corruption Academy based in Vienna, Austria, where he received a diploma in Business Integrity.
Miguel Salvador Gómez González is a member of the Citizen Participation Committee of the National Anticorruption System of the state of Chihuahua and was General Director of Persé (Centre for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development), promoted by the Chihuahuan Entrepreneurship Foundation (Fechac). He has experience as a trainer and facilitator of knowledge, with methodologies and techniques such as quality systems, risk management, control plans, strategic planning and cause and effect management. With 30 years in the social sector, he has collaborated in the elaboration and modifications of state laws and regulations on topics such as public assistance, citizen participation, disability and the promotion of CSO activities. Miguel also collaborated with UNICEF as manager, rapporteur and guest reviewer in the analysis to improve public policies and mobilisation of society in favour of children for the state of Chihuahua.
Mr. Gonzalez del Solar is a graduate from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and has gained professional experience at the District Attorney´s Office, National Criminal Court (Buenos Aires) and the Federal Criminal Court (San Isidro). Since 2011, he has been working as the Legal Vice-President of Siemens’s Compliance Investigations Department in Mexico. He is currently Compliance Director for the Southern, Pacific and Andean region at Siemens Healthcare. Mr. Gonzalez del Solar has professional experience as a legal counsellor in the area of management, investigations management in cases of fraud, corruption and other compliance-related issues, both at the national and international level. He stands out for his skills in communication.
Ana Karen has a degree in Communications from the Autonomous University of Chihuahua, and a Master's degree in Marketing Management from the School of Business Administration, in Barcelona, Spain. Furthermore, she holds a Diploma in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), a certification as a consultant in CSR, a certification as an auditor in management systems for quality.
She is currently the Coordinator of the CSR and Sustainability Center in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua at Persé. Her work in the association focuses on promoting and strengthening CSR in its three dimensions: social, economic and environmental, as a means to have sustainable companies in the community and in this way generate value for society.
Elizabeth Hernández currently is working as a Project Manager at the consulting firm Boutique de Negocios Responsables (BNR) She has specialised in sustainability, corporate integrity and social responsibility in sports. Before that, she worked as a Project Manager for the United Nations Global Compact Network in Mexico, where she was responsible for the coordination of the participating companies’. Via webinars she trained various companies about topics such as business and human rights, environment, anti-corruption policies and labour standards. Elizabeth holds a Master in Integral Marketing with specialisation in branding from the University Anáhuac North Mexico and a degree in Pedagogy.
Carlos Adrián López is Senior Lawyer at Covestro México, a leading German company in the production of polymers. From an academic perspective, he graduated in Law at the Universidad de las Américas in Mexico City and is currently completing a consecutive Masters in Corporate Law at the Universidad Panamericana. In the past, he has worked in the legal and compliance area in various multinationals, including
pharmaceutical and chemical companies, managing all kinds of legal requirements as well as the development of integrity policies and programmes
Rogelio holds a degree in law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and currently serves as Compliance Officer for Merck S.A. Of C.V., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, based in Darmstadt, Germany. It is the oldest pharmaceutics and chemics enterprise in the world. Being professionally especially interested in the areas of ethics and transparency, he is responsible for disseminating, monitoring and establishing of policies, control measures and plans to improve the Compliance Programme. Previously he worked as a Controller and afterwards as a Compliance Officer from AstraZeneca S.A of C.V., a pharmaceutical company of Anglo-Swedish origin.
Alfredo holds a degree in Business Administration from the Intercontinental University and a diploma in Strategic Training Administration from the Technological and Superior Studies Institute of Monterrey, Mexico, as well as in Human Resource Management from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico. He has long-time experience in Human Resources with main specialisations in Capacity Development and Training, Organizational Development and Incentives and Benefits. He has worked at various companies from different industries, such as Avantelde (telecommunications), PepsiCo and Danone (foods and beverages), MerzPharmade (pharmaceutical) and Komatsude (heavy machinery and equipment), occupying positions like Training Specialist and Human Resources Manager. He has also given corporate lectures on Human Resources-related topics at the Faculty of Accountancy and Administration at the Autonomous National University of Mexico. Since October 2017, he is Chief Human Resources Officer at the industrial real estate company Vesta and in December 2017 he has been appointed Chief Integrity Officer. In this position, he is responsible for the consolidation and the further development of the company’s and its suppliers’ and contractor’s integrity culture.
Mariana currently serves as a specialist for Compliance at Siemens Mexico, where she is responsible for internal and external communication (Collective Action, design and internal communication campaign of the Intranet), as well as the coordination of the compliance training programme in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and Panama. She also monitors the implementation of internal policies related to gifts and hospitality and the Code of Conduct. Before that, she worked in the Human Resources, Legal, and Purchasing Departments at e.g. Daimler Chrysler and Sony Music Entertainment Mexico.
Pedro Carta Terrón is General Director of Carta Consultores, a business and government consultancy company. He is founder and General Director of Human and Social Initiatives A.C. and Member of the Network for Accountability of the Centre for Economic Research and Teaching. In addition, Pedro works as coordinator of the group of issues of civil society organisations in the Research, Analysis and Opinion Group of the Transparency and Anti-Corruption Commission of the Federal Chamber of Deputies. He is a Member of the National Anti-Corruption Commission of COPARMEX and of the Commission for the Prevention of Money Laundering of the College of Public Accountants of Mexico. Pedro is also President of the Citizen Participation Committee of the Municipality of La Paz, State of Mexico and author of the books "Social Violence" and "Introduction to Active Transparency". From an academic perspective, he has a Bachelor and Master’s in Administration, a Master in Public Policy and a Doctorate in Education.
Margarita has a degree in International Trade from the Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Chihuahua and a Master’s in Corporate Social Responsibility from the Regiomontana University. She is currently the Coordinator of CSR Chihuahua at the Center for Social Responsibility for Sustainable Development (Persé), an association promoted by the Chihuahuan Entrepreneurship Foundation AC (Date) and local businesspeople.
From 2003 to 2017 she was the State Coordinator of the CSR Promotion Programme operated by Fechac. Her leadership and specialisation have led her to participate in dialogue sessions promoted by Harvard Business Review, COMPITE, Anahuac University and IMNC, as well as to participate as a speaker in business, social and university forums. Furthermore, she has published articles in CSR books.
In previous years she was a member of the Commercial Counsel of Bancomext of the Embassy of Mexico in Chile and a member of the Department of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Commercial Development of the Government of the State of Chihuahua.
Hannah Duarte Veloso holds a degree in Political Science from the CEMA University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. So far, her career has mainly been developed in the compliance area of the pharmaceutical industry. She currently works as compliance specialist at Novartis Pharma in Mexico and was previously part of the compliance team of Alcon Argentina.
Mariam Assunción is a lawyer at the National University of Asunción. Since 2008 she has been working as Compliance Officer, as well as Head of the Operational Quality and Control Department for Central S.A. de Seguros.
Besides, she is a member of the Committee for the Prevention of Money Laundering of the Paraguayan Association of Insurance Companies, and member of the Chair of Technical Law of the National University of Asunción. She is also the owner and director of Estifer S.A., a company that provides consulting services in civil and commercial law, contractual, notarial and procedural matters.
Sonia Gennero is a Marketing, Accounting and Management Analyst at the Cooperative University Institute in Paraguay. She has been working in her current company Sancor Seguros since 2003, five years of which she spent in the field of money laundering prevention. In this professional context she has already participated in several regional trainings and conferences. She is also a member of the Money Laundering Prevention Committee of the Paraguayan Association of Insurance Companies.
Leila Insaurralde is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences at the National University of Asunción and holds a master's degree in Administrative Law. Before becoming Head of the Anti-Corruption Management Department at the General Accounting Office of the Republic of Paraguay, she worked as a consultant and investigating judge in the same unit.
Elizabeth Portillo has fifteen years of experience in external audit and compliance with a focus on money laundering risks and terrorist financing. In addition to her work at ALD GLOBAL S.A., she is a lecturer at the FECOPROD Transforming Leadership Academy "ALT". Elizabeth is also a deputy member of the Compliance Committee of the Paraguayan Association of Insurance Companies and of the PLDFT regulatory team for the cooperative sector. In her capacity as financial analyst of UIF-SEPRELAD, she was appointed as co-assistant to the Paraguayan Ministry of State for Money Laundering Investigations related to drug trafficking. She was also the initiator of the first international PLD Congress 2011 in Paraguay.
Antonella Graziani studied Management and Marketing at the London School of Economics. For the last 15 years she has worked in the shipping industry in Latin America. She currently serves as General Manager at Hamburg Süd Uruguay, where she is also responsible for compliance.
Previously, she was Joint General Manager (Commercial) at Hamburg Süd Argentina and compliance officer for Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. As representative of Hamburg Süd, Antonella is also Director at the German-Uruguayan Chamber of Commerce.
Fernanda Nan is Global ESG Compliance Manager at SOWITEC managing 16 countries in Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe. In her role as guest lecturer, she holds the seminar “Accountability, Ethics & Governance” at Hochschule Osnabrück, Germany.
Fernanda wrote several well-recognised articles and was awarded by CELADIC as one of the best academic researchers in Latin America & the Caribbean.
She also participated as panelist in various regional and international forums and worked as an international cooperation project evaluator for the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB).
Verónica Piffaretti has a degree in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Uruguay. She has experience in port management and in the analysis of development problems in communities. Verónica has worked at the College of Accountants, Economists and Administrators of Uruguay in the field of social responsibility and in the development of international business between the technological pole Santa Rita do Sapucaí - Sindvel and Uruguay.
Eduardo Shaw is Executive Director of DERES, an economic organisation that promotes corporate social responsibility (CSR). He also teaches CSR at the Catholic University of Uruguay and at the university's business school. In this context, he has already published several well-recognised articles on CSR and sustainable development in specialised media. Eduardo is a member of the Advisory Board of Civil Society Organisations for the IDB Office in Uruguay and a member of the Economic Advisory Board of UNICEF Uruguay.
Furthermore, he has participated as a judge in the recognition programme for CSR best practices organised by CEMEFI (Mexico) and held the position as Focal Point of the Global Compact Network Uruguay.