Amauri Castillo

Superintendent of Banks of Panama

Amauri A. Castillo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Political Science from Universidad de Panamá. He is an external advisor specialized in legal, banking, regulatory and strategic matters with 20 years of experience in the financial sector.

In the public sector, Mr. Castillo has served as a technical advisor for the program to improve the transparency and integrity of the Panamanian financial system, funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB).

He was Secretary General of the Superintendency of Banks; Advisor to the Superintendent of Banks for the promotion of Panama as an International Banking Center, for the defense of international financial services. He was also Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Superintendency of the Securities Market for institutional strengthening, among others.

His experience in the private sector includes his participation as an Independent Director on several boards of directors of domestic and international banks, trust companies and brokerage houses. He was also an Independent Director of APC Intelidat, S.A.

He has participated as a speaker in many national and international congresses and seminars on the prevention of money laundering and the financing of terrorism, banking regulation and supervision, corporate governance, financial systems, and the promotion of the International Banking Center of Panama, among others.

He has also represented the Republic of Panama in many international and regional forums related to the financial sector, including two plenary meetings of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and two of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF).

He is the founding member of Amauri Castillo & Co., a law and advisory firm.

Mr. Castillo’s professional associations include membership in the Panama Bar Association. He served as alternate member of the Court of Honor of the Panama Bar Association from 2003 to 2005.

Currently, he is a member of the Asociación Panameña de Ejecutivos de Empresa (APEDE – Panamanian Association of Business Executives) and of the Institute of Corporate Governance – Panama Chapter.