FCA Advisory Board

The global Financial Crime Academy Advisory Board is a prestigious body that consists of leading industry experts and senior professionals from around the world, that serve to ensure the content of our training programs fulfills the highest quality standards and has practical relevance for program participants.

Rachel Woolley, CAMS, LCOI, CFCPP, CDPO

Global Director of Financial Crime, Fenergo

Rachel is the Director of Financial Crime at Fenergo and is based out of the firm’s headquarters in Dublin. Rachel has over 12 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry, having worked primarily in the funds industry and retail banking. Rachel held several AML/Compliance roles throughout her career and has developed a strong perspective on aspects of financial crime, including transaction monitoring, client onboarding and compliance monitoring. Rachel has held various roles including head of onboarding, and head of compliance in a regulated entity.

Ahsan Habib, MBA, CAMS

Senior Analyst, Leading Canadian Bank

Ahsan is an experienced Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF) expert. Currently, Ahsan is responsible for matters of operational AML compliance and governance, working for a Canadian multinational banking and financial services company. He also holds an MBA degree and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).

Salih Ahmed Islam, CIA

Group Internal Auditor, Group Rocher

Salih is a seasoned internal auditor and experienced fraud examiner with over 20+ years of professional experience. He has a wide range of industry experience including textile, iron and steel, petroleum, construction, FMCG, and retail industry. Salih has extensive experience in fields such as internal audit, risk management, internal controls, business process improvement, and organizational analysis.

Anna Opanasenko

Academy Manager, YouControl

Anna has 10+ years of experience in communications and is a specialist at YouControl Academy — which has already educated more than 12,000 people around the world and is a cooperation partner of the Financial Crime Academy. Previously, Anna has worked in the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice, educating people on the importance of establishing democratic values in Ukraine.

Mario Silic, PhD, MBA

Academic Director, Swiss School of Business and Management Geneva

Mario has over 20 years of professional experience in various senior management positions, working for several international corporations. Mario holds an MBA and obtained his Ph.D. at the University of St. Gallen. His research motivation focuses on the fields of information security, open-source software, and mobile. He is currently the Academic Director at the Swiss School of Business and Management Geneva (SSBM) and Postdoc at the University of St. Gallen.

Boris Luk, LL.M., M.S.c., MBA