Niki Charilaou started her career at Laiki Bank (and subsequently at Bank of Cyprus) in 1998 holding since then various managerial positions in Group Finance, Investment Banking and Compliance.
Since 2014 she is the designated Anti Money Laundering Compliance Officer at Bank of Cyprus, leading the revamping of the AML Compliance Program of the Bank from scratch in respect of policies, procedures, systems, training, monitoring and assurance.
She served for three years as the Chair of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus’ (ICPAC) Compliance Committee, supporting the Institute on compliance matters to ensure effective monitoring of its members and of the accounting profession.
She is a notable speaker on ML/TF issues and has been invited to speak at several international compliance conferences in Cyprus, Greece, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands and the UK.
She is a qualified Chartered Accountant (member of ICAEW) and a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).