De La Calle Jiménez, CAMS®
Lorenzo De La Calle Jiménez has 30 year-experience in the financial services sector with focus on AML-CTF. Lorenzo joined Western Union in 2013 and has since then held roles in the AML Compliance Organization, most recently as Responsible for the Iberia sub-region (Spain, Portugal and Andorra). In that role he leads a team responsible for full coverage of AML/CTF issues, including regulatory relationships in 3 countries of the CEE region.
Prior to joining Western Union Lorenzo held Compliance roles at Barclays Bank S.A. (Spain) and Banco Zaragozano S.A. and he started his career as lawyer in a prestigious Spanish law firm.
Lorenzo graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Complutense University of Madrid in 1986. He earned his CAMS certification in 2015. Lorenzo has been appointed SEPBLAC’s representative for Western Union Payment Services Ireland Ltd Group in Spain and previously also held this position for Barclays Bank Group.
In 2019, he participated as an interlocutor in the mutual evaluation of the FATF in Spain on behalf of the Payment Entities sector. Lorenzo has frequently participated as a speaker in numerous forums of experts in the field of money laundering prevention, such as SEPBLAC, CNI, AEB, CCI, SERMEPA, IQPC, Unidad Editorial, IIR España, IEB, ASNEF, etc. He has also been collaborating for many years on AML/CTF training courses at the Institute of Internal Auditors of Spain (IAI).