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Task Force member – Data User

Alan X. Gómez Hernández

Head of Sustainability

Alan Gómez joined Citibanamex (Citibank Mexico’s subsidiary) in 2013 and since 2017 is VP of Sustainability. Across the financial group and the country, Alan is the lead champion to address and secure the full integration of Citi’s sustainability and climate strategy into the business objectives focusing on Sustainable Finance, Environmental & Social Risk Management, and Operations. He also represents Citibanamex in climate change dialogues with governments, international organizations, NGOs, public and private associations, clients and investors.

Prior to assuming Citibanamex responsibilities, he contributed to the development and implementation of climate change projects-strategies for governments, companies and cities through organizations like Mario Molina Center for Strategic Studies on Energy and the Environment (1995 Chemistry Nobel Prize) (2007-2010), Mexican Ministry of the Environment (SEMARNAT) (2010-2012) and Det Norske Veritas (2012).

Mr. Gomez is Chair of the Sustainability Committee at the Association of Mexican Banks (2017), Sherpa for the APEC-APFF Sustainable Finance Development Network (SFDN) (2020), Observer at Mexico’s Sustainable Finance Committee (2020), Member of the Advisory Council for the Mexican Emissions Trading System (2020) and co-founder of the Mexican TCFD Consortium (2021). Under these umbrella, he has encouraged the establishment of a sustainable finance roadmap and diverse actions around taxonomies, reporting frameworks, finance laboratories and tools, as well as climate risk integration within the Mexican and Latin-American finance ecosystem.

Alan holds an MBA in Sustainable Management from University of Lueneburg (Germany) and a Bachelor degree of Environmental Engineering from the Metropolitan Autonomous University (Mexico). He also has further studies in Sustainable Finance (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management), Senior Management for Business (IPADE Business School) and Urban Sustainability (UNAM).