José Luis Stein
Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean
José Luis Stein, a former senior Mexican government banking regulator and International Monetary Fund official, is a leader in the global financial integrity community. José Luis served as Vice President of Preventive Measures at the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV), responsible for the supervision of compliance by financial institutions with their AML/CFT obligations. Previously, José Luis served as Legal Counsel at the Financial Integrity Group of the Legal Department of the IMF, where he advised countries on AML/CFT legal and strategic issues, and contributed to policy development on these same topics.
José Luis also worked at the Mexican Ministry of Finance (SHCP), where he was Representative of Mexico for AML/CFT International Bodies, Counselor of the SHCP at the Mexican Embassy in the US, and Head of the International Affairs Office of the Mexican Financial Intelligence Unit. His previous work experience includes working as an Associate at White & Case, S.C. (Mexico City), and as an International Lawyer at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP (New York). Also, at the SHCP, José Luis held positions such as Legal Advisor of the Fiscal Federal Attorney, Deputy Director of Fiscal Consultation at the Fiscal Federal Attorney’s Office, and Head of the Department of Banking at the Banking, Securities and Savings Unit.
José Luis received his Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and his Law Degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.