2024 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum


Luis Urrutia

International Monetary Fund

Deputy General Counsel


Luis Urrutia joined the International Monetary Fund in March 2023 as Deputy General Counsel. As part of his responsibilities in the IMF, he oversees the work by the legal team on prevention of money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and on governance and anti-corruption. Before that, he was the general counsel of Mexico’s central bank, Banco de México, from 2013 to 2023. Prior to taking that role at the central bank in 2013, he acted as Director of Regulation and Supervision from 2010. He also held the position of President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in 2010-2011, and Vice-President in 2009-2010. In addition, Mr. Urrutia headed the Financial Intelligence Unit, a bureau of the Mexican Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, from 2007 to 2010, from which he coordinated with relevant authorities the implementation in Mexico of the FATF standards. From 2009 to 2010 he took the Chair of the association of financial intelligence units, the Egmont Group, and in 2008 he acted as President of the Financial Action Task Force of South America (GAFISUD, now GAFILAT). Previously Mr. Urrutia acted as Deputy Federal Fiscal Attorney for Financial Affairs in the Ministry of Finance for four years. In the initial part of his career, he served as staff member in the legal departments of the regional multilateral organization Andean Development Corporation and Banco de Mexico, and completed internships at the World Bank and the New York office of the law firm Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton. Mr. Urrutia holds a law degree from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), and a master’s degree in public policy from the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies of the University of Chicago.

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