Group Head of Financial Crime Compliance
Michael Wong is Emirates NBD’s Group’s Head of Financial Crime Compliance and is the approved Money Laundering Terrorism Financing Reporting Officer (MLTFRO) in the UAE. He is responsible for managing the Group’s AML, Sanctions and Financial Crime Compliance requirements, which includes setting policy to guide the business in complying with relevant local and international regulatory regimes, promoting and embedding an compliance culture through the rollout of policies, procedures, monitoring and training. Michael has worked in the legal and financial services industry for the last 20 years. Michael was previously employed with the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) where he was Head of Financial Crime. Prior to joining the DFSA, Michael was a Prosecutor in Australia for both the State of NSW and the Australian Securities Investments Commission. He is CAMS & GCSS certified and holds of Bachelor and Masters Degree in Law.
Expanding role of banks to address a new and emerging challenges in relation to Financial Crime