Peter Warrack, ACFCS Toronto Chapter Co-Chair

Peter Warrack, Chief Compliance Officer Bitfinix

Peter Warrack (Co-Chair) is a recognized authority in anti-money laundering and economic crime detection, prevention, investigation and risk management with over 30 years’ experience in military intelligence, senior police detective roles, and executive positions within the Financial Intelligence Units of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and the Bank of Montreal (BOM). He currently is the CEO and President of Blocktrain AML Compliance Solutions Inc. and also serves as the Chief Compliance Officer of Bitfinex. Prior to his role at Bitfinex, Peter served as Director of AML and FinTech Advisory and Compliance Officer at BOM. 

 

Peter has published a number of articles on AML best practices and risk mitigation and in 2011 and 2017 he was awarded the Association of Certified Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) AML Professional of the Year Award for his services to the AML profession and in 2017 won ACAMS Article of the Year and was also presented with a special award by AXAMS for his services in addressing human trafficking. 

 

He holds a master’s degree in Organisation and Management, as well as a number of specialist certifications from the Association of Certified Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS); Canadian Securities Institute; University of Manchester; Florida International Bankers’ Association (FIBA); the Association Of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE); Certified Crypto Currency Investigator, and Certified Bitcoin Professional. He also serves on the Exam Committee of the Certified Cryptocurrency Certification Consortium, (C4).