Alan X. Gómez Hernández
Head of Sustainability
Alan Gómez joined Citibanamex (Citibank Mexico’s subsidiary) in 2013 and since 2017 is the Head of Sustainable Banking (VP). Across the financial group and the country, Alan is the lead champion to address and secure the full integration of Citi’s sustainability strategy into the business objectives focusing on Sustainable Finance, Environmental and Social Risk Management (ESRM) and Operations and Supply Chain (Environmental Footprint). 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).
Since 2017, he is Chair of the Sustainability Committee at the Mexican Banking Association (ABM) were he leads the strategy on Sustainable Finance in alliance with more than 20 banks who signed the ABM’s Sustainability Protocol in 2016. Under this responsibility, ABM’s has promoted initiatives to establish a sustainable finance strategy, a green/climate taxonomy and report, sustainable finance laboratories and development of tools to facilitate the environmental and social risks analysis, as well as climate risk capacity building and stress testing.
Alan holds a 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).