Patricia Risso, Head of Regulatory Risk and MLCO at Bitso

Patricia Risso is the Head of Regulatory Risk and MLCO at Bitso a Mexican Bitcoin exchange that operates a BTC/MXN market, with support for instant deposits and withdrawals through Mexico’s SPEI banking system.
Patricia began her career with the Financial Services Commission (FSC) in Gibraltar. Since then she has held a number of senior compliance positions in various financial organizations.
Patricia more recently built up a strong Financial Services client portfolio within one of the biggest law firms in Gibraltar advising an international client base which includes, investment managers, e-money institutions, banks as well as Fintech, Blockchain and DLT Companies.
She has also been at the forefront of developments in the various aspects of business in the fintech space, including digital currency, blockchain and distributed ledger technology in Gibraltar. She has been involved in advising and providing consultancy services to a number of blockchain start-ups and businesses crossing over from the blockchain into the financial services space and is considered to be one of the leading SME ́s in Gibraltar.