Partner of the Compliance Department and Chair of the Compliance Committee of the LATAM Alliance. Her main expertise is in Corporate Compliance both from a national and international dimension, including drafting and designing effective compliance programs, conducting training both at Board Director and overall employee base, participating in Supervisory Boards providing strategic legal & Compliance advice. She also has vast experience in forensic internal investigations leading international teams.
Prior to joining the Firm, she spent 15+ years in-house which included a worldwide compliance position reporting to the Audit Committee of the main Board of Directors in the USA (listed company). This provides her with a unique skill to fully understand the business from an in-house perspective, allowing her to be very practical in the approach.
-She is Head of International Affairs at the Spanish Association of Compliance and was founder and President of the Compliance Chapter of the Madrid Bar.
-She is the Academic Director of the LLM Global Corporate Compliance at IE Law School in collaboration with New York University.
-Maria’s professional career has led to her winning several awards (see linkedin profile at https://www.linkedin.com/in/mhernandezcompliance/ ).
She is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Italian.