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Corporate Governance Committee

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.

Antoinette Russell, Independent Non-Executive Director

Antoinette Russell, Independent Non-Executive Director

A trailblazer within the financial services industry, Antoinette is well known for her focused and involved contributions to the growth and sustainability of the sector.
Antoinette has worked in leadership roles most of her career primarily in trust administration and corporate management and is a former Managing Director and Trust Centre Head of Credit Suisse Trust Limited, Bahamas. She is a consultant specializing in compliance, strategic management, governance, regulatory, leadership and holds an MBA from University of Miami, Trust and Estate Practitioner designation (TEP), Fellow of the International Compliance Association (FICA) and a Chartered Director of the Caribbean Institute of Directors. As the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Ministers’ Award for Financial Services as well as the coveted 2014 Cheryl Bazard Founding President’s Award, she has been recognized for outstanding performance and contribution to the growth and development of the financial services industry in The Bahamas. A past Chairman of both the Bahamas Financial Services Board (2016 -2020) and Association of International Banks & Trust Companies (2012-2016), she currently serves as board member of the non-profit "The Bahamas Aids Foundation" on fundraising initiatives with primary focus on affected and infected children.