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Maria Lourdes Jimenez, Independent Committee Member

Maria Lourdes Jimenez, Independent Committee Member

Marilu is the founder of the Financial Intelligence Network and Compliance Advisors. Previously, she was Senior Vice President & Division Head Manager Corporate Compliance Division of Popular, Inc. in San Juan, Puerto Rico until July 2018. As Senior Vice-President & Division Head of the Corporate Compliance Division for Popular, Inc. Her principal responsibility was to supervise the compliance function in Puerto Rico, the United States and all other operations for Popular, Inc. She is a compliance and legal professional with 25 years of banking experience and particular expertise in all aspects of regulatory oversight, anti-money laundering (AML), consumer and financial compliance. She has vast experience as Legal Counsel and Compliance Manager in Multinational Institutions. She has previously worked for Citibank, Puerto Rico’s Commissioner of Financial Institutions, and Banco Santander, where she managed the Legal Counsel Office and Corporate Compliance.

Marilu is an active participant in the compliance industry and has held committee positions through the industry. She serves in the advisory boards of The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and American Bankers Association (ABA). She previously presided the Puerto Rico Bankers Association Anti-Money Laundering Committee for 15 years where she coordinated and continues to manage extensive training to keep the industry abreast of legislative and regulatory changes. She also served as Chairman of the American Bankers Association (ABA) Compliance Administrative Committee and collaborates with the ABA in various capacities. She is a frequent speaker both nationally and internationally and has cooperated with the US Treasury Department in the public/private sector dialogues with the Latin American AML financial community.

Alan Davidson, Non-Executive Director

Alan Davidson, Non-Executive Director

A highly successful banker, Alan was Chief Executive Officer of Winterbotham from 2005 to 2012 and Chief Banking Officer until 2013. Previously with ABN AMRO Bank for 15 years, where he held notable senior management posts as Director Latin America, based in the USA, Chief Operations Officer in Uruguay, and SVP Operations in Brazil. Before that he held various senior management positions with Lloyds TSB Bank, where he spent 15 years between Brazil and the United Kingdom.

Ana Saint Esteven, Group Internal Auditor

Ana Saint Esteven, Group Internal Auditor

Ana, is Group Internal Auditor for The Winterbotham Trust Company Limited. Ana is a professional with more than 20 years of experience in the Financial Industry with extensive expertise in all areas related to risk and control environment, regulatory requirements, anti-money laundering (AML/CFT) and tax transparency obligations. Prior to joining Winterbotham, she has worked as a manager at Citibank and in the Superintendence of Financial Institutions at the Central Bank of Uruguay with Banking Supervision responsibilities. She participated in special projects with other countries Regulators as part of the Memorandum of understanding signed by Uruguay. Ana joined Winterbotham in 2008 and has been a member of the Audit Committee since then providing objective and independent assurance to the Board on risk management, internal control and governance matters. She is a member of the Global Institute of Internal Auditors.

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