Victoria Masi (Secretary) is the Senior Manager, Financial Crime and Compliance at AGTB Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank, ADGM Fintech, Abu Dhabi, UAE. She is ACAMS certified as well as holds an International Compliance Association/ICA Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance.
As a highly motivated Financial Crimes Specialist with over 13 years’ work experience and knowledge in Financial Crime Risks, her portfolio covers the varied aspects of KYC/AML/Sanctions and Client on-boarding for Financial Institutions. She has dealt with a range of bank customers from retail to Private/High Net Worth/Ultra HNW clients plus other Institutional/Government & Corporate Clients.
Her dynamism and diversity are evident in her work as she has a robust exposure to different regions, cultures and work environments having worked in the UK, Africa and Middle East/UAE with Financial Institutions, International Law Firms, and a UK Big 4 auditing Firm.
A Trained solicitor with concrete understanding of international best practices in FCC, she is also an AML Trainer and Project manager with First-hand exposures to the UK and UAE Financial Crime and Compliance Regulatory environment (Central Bank UAE, ADGM/FSRA, FCA/PRA). In her spare time, you can find Victoria engrossed in some creative writing, running, and yoga.