Head of Global Compliance AMLATF Program The AML Shop
Gene is The AML Shop’s Chief Identify Officer and delivers a “digital first” philosophy by creating a balanced hub where digital ID and AML strategies intersect. As one of Canada’s leading voices in the anti-money laundering (AML) industry Gene has spanned much of his career designing, implementing, and sustaining AML/ATF programs and digital identity programs nationally and internationally. This includes his published whitepaper on Digital Identification Methods Testing and AML Programs.
Gene started his career running the systems, operations and compliance controls for financial planning firms offering securities, banking and insurance products. His compliance focus progressed with a global insurer, where he most recently served as the Head of Global Compliance AMLATF program, responsible for the program design, relationships with AML vendors and working with Industry peers to respond to government and FATF consultations for both AML and identity.
He currently volunteers in the following capacities: ACAMS Faculty, Chair, IIROC CCLS AML Working Group; Co-chair, DIACC Outreach Expert Committee; Member, Sovrin Foundation Compliance and Inclusive finance working group.