Ana-Maria Vasile, CAMS-RM, IRMCert, has a broad expertise on Anti-Financial Crime and Enterprise Risk Management, with 15 years of practical experience in the financial services industry and bringing a specialized educational background in this respect. Currently, she is the Chief Compliance Officer at CEC Bank Romania, coordinating the overall Regulatory, Compliance Risk Management, AML/CTF and Sanctions Compliance activities within the bank.
As part of her experience, Ana was involved in the implementation of global policies and internal controls for the prevention of financial crime risks related to TBML, including the development of a one-of-its-kind in-house monitoring application for Trade Finance transaction monitoring within Commerzbank AG.
Prior to joining Commerzbank, Ana was a Manager in the forensic practice of Deloitte, her focus areas and responsibilities being related to delivering projects on the implementation of ML/TF risk management programs in financial institutions, targeted financial sanctions, FATCA implementation, fraud and money laundering investigations, fraud detection, transaction monitoring for various financial products, funds tracking, assessment of AML/CTF compliance activity within financial institutions and implementation and assessment of AFC/Sanctions/Ethics and Compliance programs.
Additionally, she also has extensive experience in the country risk assessment practice, as she was a subject matter expert in the ML/TF National Risk Assessments projects for Lithuania (2015) and Latvia (2016).