Daniel Espinosa Teibo Public Accountant – Bachelor of Administration, (Faculty of Economic Sciences and Administration of the University of the Republic) since 1981.
He was an official of the Central Bank of Uruguay from 1983 to 2016. Since 1998 he specialized in issues related to the prevention and control of money laundering and the financing of terrorism and until January 2016 he was the Manager of the Information Unit and Financial Analysis (UIAF), which is the Financial Intelligence Unit of Uruguay.
He worked on the creation and development of the BCU’s Financial Information and Analysis Unit, and coordinated the process that culminated with the UIAF joining the Egmont Group.
He has also acted as Assistant to the Courts and Prosecutors Specialized in Organized Crime, integrating various multidisciplinary teams created in order to collaborate with the judicial authorities in their investigations.
He has been a member of the Uruguayan delegations to GAFILAT and has participated as a representative of the BCU in various meetings of the “Group of Experts for the Control of Money Laundering” of CICAD / OAS, of the Egmont Group.
He has participated as an exhibitor in various seminars, workshops and conferences.
As of April 2016, he joined as an advisor to the National Secretariat against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (SENACLAFT) of the Presidency of the Republic, having been appointed as the new National Secretary as of April 3, 2017.
In the performance of this position, he promoted, among other measures, the completion of the National ML / TF Risk Assessment and the consequent adoption of the National Strategy against ML / TF for the period 2017-2020 (based on risks), as well as the approval of the Comprehensive Law against Money Laundering (Law 19,574 of December 20, 2017), the Law against Terrorism and its financing (Law 19,749 of May 15, 2019) and their respective regulations.
Likewise, between 2018 and 2019, he led the work of the national teams that met the requirements of the Mutual Evaluation of the National ML / TF Prevention System that Gafilat carried out in Uruguay and which was approved in December 2019.
From March 1, 2020 to date, he has served as a Consultant on the prevention of ML / TF, both locally and internationally, especially highlighting the work carried out as a GAFILAT consultant to develop a guide of best practices in the field of supervision of ML / FT.