Girish Mallya, Trainer & Coach, AML Compliance: Girish has been a professional Banker who understands the dynamics and different processes of AML & Compliance in Retail Banking & MSBs.
He has designed and delivered programs in the areas of AML & Compliance, Fraud & Cyber Security Awareness, and in Banking Operations.
Developed and delivered training programs for one of the largest banks in UAE, which demonstrated significant improvement in branch audit scores & sales, and reduction in fraud incidents & ops risk losses.
This won 3xATD (Association for Talent Development; formerly ASTD- American Society for Training & Development) Awards for “Building Organizational Learning Culture”, “Building Performance Improvement Within the Organization”, and “Enabling Sales Improvement”.
He has also specialized in designing and delivering programs for young and aspirant UAE Nationals who are looking for a career in the banking industry.
One of few strengths is the ability to build relationship and deal with conflicting priorities in high-pressure situations to manage difficult stakeholders and meet business expectations.
A Law Graduate, he is also Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS) from ACAMS, Certified Anti Money Laundering Expert (CAME) from Indian Institute of Banking (IIB); Certified Trainer-7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Franklin Covey Institute; and Certified ROI Professional, Trained under Dr. Patti Phillips, (President & CEO, ROI Institute)
He has delivered training programs for more than 4000 banking and MSB professionals over the past 14 years.
Denitsa Rebaine, Host & Moderator, Financial Crime Academy: Denitsa Rebaine has over 7 years of experience in financial crime compliance. She is currently Sanctions Compliance Officer at Citibank. In her role she manages sanctions risk and provides advice and guidance to functional partners and key stakeholders – regionally and globally, on OFAC sanctions