Chair of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units

Mr. Sergio Espinosa
Biography - Chair of the EG 2015-2017

Mr. Sergio Espinosa is a Peruvian lawyer graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, with a Master degree in International Economic Law.

In 2002 Mr. Espinosa was appointed as Chief of the Legal Department of the Superintendence of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Fund Administrators of Peru (SBS) until the year 2009, when he was appointed the Head of the Financial Intelligence Unit of Peru.

Currently Mr. Espinosa is the vice-president and technical secretary of the Peruvian AML/CFT National Executive Commission (CONTRALAFT), a multi institutional body in charge of coordinating the national efforts for fighting these crimes and for implementing the Peruvian AML/CFT National Strategy. He is also the Peruvian National Coordinator before the Latin American Financial Action Task Force (GAFILAT) since 2009.

Moreover, he was appointed vice-president of the AML Experts Group (GELAVEX) of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organization of American States (CICAD-OAS) for the period 2014-2015, and has also worked as an AML/CFT advisor for the International Monetary Fund.

Mr. Espinosa was appointed Chair of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units for the period 2015-2017, as well as President of the GELAVEX for years 2015-2016.

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