Nelu Sund

Nelu Sund (Membership Director) is a Compliance Consultant with over twenty years of experience in the payments and money services industries. She is currently serving as the Country Manager for global consulting firm, PayCompliance, offering her guidance and expertise to both local and international businesses.

Nelu previously served as the Head of Audits and Compliance of a national MSB and was integral in the evaluation, development and implementation of internal programs and systems, and recommendations for future strategic initiatives. Nelu is experienced with all elements of the Compliance Program, including: policy and procedure development; training program design and delivery; assessing risk; conducting internal audits; and leading effectiveness reviews and regulatory exams in Canada, United States and the European region.

Nelu is an active mentor supporting both Compliance and Non-Compliance professionals, across the globe and supports candidates of both the CFCS and CAMS certifications programs, through both group and one to one mentoring. She is dedicated to supporting the AML/Compliance community through education and mentorship and passionate about expanding her knowledge in the areas of Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, NFT’s and the Metaverse.

Nelu is currently certified as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS), a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP) and also possesses the Chainalysis Cryptocurrency Fundamentals Certification (CCFC).