Silvia Madrid is the Head of Legal & Compliance at UniCredit S.p.A for Spain and Portugal. She started her career as in-house counsel at Banco Central Hispano. Subsequently, she worked as Deputy General Counsel at Banco Santander in New York, and then she worked for two years as an associate at the law firm White & Case LL.P in New York in the Project Finance team. When she returned to Spain in 2004, she worked as Head of Legal & Compliance at The Royal Bank of Scotland plc in Madrid, and subsequently became the Head of Legal for Southern Europe.
Silvia has both legal and compliance studies: she holds a joint Law Degree and Diploma in Business Administration (E-1) from ICADE; an LL.M. in Banking, Corporate and Finance Law from Fordham University School of Law (NY); a Certificate in International Business and Finance from New York University (NY); W50 Program from UCLA University (Los Angeles, US); Compliance Certified by Kaplan. She speaks four languages.