Daniela Ortega Sosa, Compliance Head, Mexico

Daniela Ortega Sosa

Compliance Head, Mexico

Daniela joined Citi over 12 years ago and has more than 17 years of professional experience.

She joined the Compliance Department in 2003, holding different positions reporting to the Regional Compliance Head. In these capacities, Daniela has had coverage for all LatAm countries, initially as responsible for the Compliance Program elements, including all regulatory and compliance policies related-matters; then, in 2010, she added Regional Compliance oversight for all Markets & Banking and Transaction Services businesses, allowing her to gain significant multi-country and multi-business experience in a broad array of Compliance processes and controls. In 2012, she was appointed Mexico Product Compliance Head, with oversight of the Compliance Programs of all Grupo Financiero Citibanamex legal entities and businesses. In September 2015, she was appointed Interim Head of Mexico Compliance, adding to her responsibilities the oversight of the Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Programs, among others.

Daniela is a member of the Citibanamex Women Council since its creation, where she holds an executive position as a Member of the Council’s Life Balance Commission. Daniela was nominated in 2015 as the Compliance Counsel of the Year by the Latin America Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA), being among the 3 short-listed candidates.

Daniela’s career outside of Citi included the following responsibilities: In-house counsel at Grupo Televisa, one of the largest media companies in Latin America, in its headquarters in Mexico, and Associate at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York, a well-recognized NY law firm. Daniela holds a law degree from the Catholic University Andrés Bello, in her home country, Venezuela and an LLM (Masters in Law) degree from Columbia University, in New York. She is admitted to practice law in Venezuela, Mexico and the State of New York.