Nicole Sy

Nicole Sy (Co-Chair) currently works in investigations at Canadian Western Bank, reviewing accounts and activities to ensure they remain within the bank’s acceptable risk appetite. Her main goal is to make a positive and impactful difference in AML/ATF in Western Canada through her initiatives and connections in the compliance industry.

Prior to her current role, Nicole worked for 10 years at Vancouver Bullion and Currency Exchange, where she played a vital role in the company’s strong compliance regime and provided support to over 70 employees across multiple locations to ensure that their business practices were following all AML regulations while servicing tens of thousands of clients globally doing an average of 3 billion dollars in transactions a year.

Nicole strives to maintain an active presence in the AML community. She became ACAMS certified in 2016 and ACFCS certified in 2020. She also served on the board of directors for ACAMS Vancouver for 3 years prior to joining ACFCS Western Canada.