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Julio Laso

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs Head, Citibank, N.A. Sucursal Ecuador

Julio Laso is the senior vice president at Citi Ecuador, where leads the legal department. Additionally, he has been responsible for human resources since 2017 and government affairs since 2015. Previously, he worked in banks and local consulting firms, specializing in capital markets. Laso is a lawyer and received his JD from the Catholic University in Quito. He is also a graduate from the Institute of Latin American Studies at the Sorbonne University. He holds a master’s in banking law from the Pantheon Sorbonne University and an LLM from the Institute of Comparative Law of Paris. Laso also completed post-graduate studies in business administration from the Mckenna School of Business and the University of San Francisco.

Julio Laso es vicepresidente senior de Citibank, N.A. Sucursal Ecuador, donde está a cargo del departamento legal. Además, es responsable de recursos humanos desde el 2017 y asuntos gubernamentales desde el 2015. Previamente trabajó en bancos y firmas de consultoría local, con especialidad en mercados de capitales. Laso es abogado y doctor en jurisprudencia de la Universidad Católica en Quito y graduado del Instituto de Estudios Latinoamericanos de La Sorbona. Tiene una maestría en derecho bancario de la Universidad Pantheon Sorbonne y un LL.M. del Instituto de Derecho Comparado de Paris. Asimismo, cuenta con estudios de postgrado en administración de empresas del Mckenna School of Business y de la University of San Francisco.