Hanna Zaidi

Senior Manager, Regulatory Operations Wealthsimple

Hanna is a compliance and risk strategist that has worked for a wide range of financial institutions from big banks to early stage startups. Hanna has successfully led global regulatory change projects on Open Banking, AML and more for the Big 5 banks in Canada on regulations that impact operations in APAC, UK, EU and the US.

Hanna has also advised fintechs on go to market strategies such as designing compliant business models and products. Hanna is currently at Wealthsimple and leads the launch of new products such as Wealthsimple Cash, a hybrid high interest saving and spending account and Wealthsimple Crypto, the first registered dealer in North America approved to buy/sell and hold crypto for clients.

Hanna is also a board member at Open Banking Initiative Canada (OBIC) and represents the fintech voice in advocating for an Open Banking Framework in Canada.

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