Keynote Speakers

Donna Achimov

Chief Compliance Officer and Deputy Director

Erin Hunt

Director General, Financial Crimes and Security Division
Department of Finance Canada

Sarah Paquet

Director and Chief Executive Officer

Conference Co-Chairs

Andres Betancourt, CFCS, CAMS, CCI, CBE, FIS

Senior Manager, AML/ATF International, Banking Internal Controls

Christine Ring

Vice President, AML Advisory, Canada and the Caribbean
Royal Bank of Canada
Former Managing Director, AML, and Compliance Division
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI)

Government Speakers

Paul M. Bourassa

Barrister & Solicitor
Bourassa Law
Former Federal Crown Prosecutor Government of Alberta

John Corelli

Chief Counsel Serious Fraud Officer
Crown Law Office – Criminal
Ministry of the Attorney General

Kevin deBruyckere, MBA, CAMS

Director, AML & Investigations, Legal, Compliance, Security
British Columbia Lottery Corporation

Christine Do Souto

Chief AML Officer
iGaming Ontario, Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)

Derek Ramm

Director, Anti-Money Laundering
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario

Jeff Simser

Barrister & Solicitor
Former Legal Director
Ministry of the Attorney General

Jeff Thomson

Senior RCMP Intelligence Analyst
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC)

John F. Tobon, CAMS

Special Agent in Charge
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Senior Advisor
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network,
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Rob Vingerhoets, CFCI

Proceeds of Crime Section, Financial Crimes Unit – Detective Constable
York Regional Police

Robert Whalen

Field Intelligence Officer
Toronto Community Housing
Former Detective
Toronto Police Service

Industry Speakers and Thought Leaders

Stephen Alsace

Global Head of Economic Sanctions
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

Garry Clement

Chief AML Officer

James Cohen

Executive Director
Transparency International Canada

Rosa Copetti

AMLRO & Director, Canadian Personal & Business Banking
BMO Financial Group

Stuart Davis

Executive Vice President, Global Head, Financial Crimes Risk Management

Andrew Davies

Global Head of Regulatory Affairs

Ross S. Delston

Attorney & Expert Witness
Former Assistant General Counsel
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC)

Fnan Desta, CAMS

Senior Manager, Financial Intelligence Unit
BMO Financial Group

Jill DeWitt

Senior Director - Industry Practice Lead, Financial Crime Compliance
Moody’s Analytics

Samantha Elefant

Counsel, Global Compliance & Ethics
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Cameron Field

Vice President
Vidocq Group

Drew Galow, MSc, CAMS

Managing Director, AML Model Management, Analytics and Machine Learning
BMO Financial Group

Adam Garetson

General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer

Rebecca Ip, CPA, CA, CFF, CAMS – Audit

Partner, Forensic & Financial Crimes Services

Joseph Iuso, CAMS, CFCS

Chief AML Officer

Andrew Jensen

Managing Director and Global Head, Sanctions and Screening
Former Assistant Director of Global Affairs, Middle East/North Africa
U.S. Department of Treasury

Rosalind Laruccia

Global Chief Compliance Officer
Avison Young

Chris LeBlanc

Director of Compliance, Digital Gaming
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment

Marie-Andree Malo-Mongeau, CPA, CA, CAMS

Senior Director, Commerce Solutions Product & Client Experience

Alesia Nahirny, JD MA CAMS

Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association

Erika Postel, LLB (Arg.), CAMS

Director, AML Program Delivery – Consumer and Small Business

Asad Rauf

VP & Chief Compliance Officer
SBI Canada Bank

Eric Richmond

Chief Operating Officer

Nick Oscar Ruggiero, CAMS

Manager, Financial Intelligence Unit, Office of Law Enforcement Outreach & Investigations, Canada
Western Union

Khaled Shoeb, MFAcc, CFE

AVP - AML & Financial Crime Risk IT&V - Canada & Latin America
Wells Fargo

Sandy Stephens

Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
Alterna Credit and Alterna Bank

Rita Trichur

Senior Business Writer and Columnist
The Globe and Mail

Gail Towne

Managing Director, Global Head Financial Crime Risk Management Models & Analytics

Jay Turnbull

Director, Fraud Intelligence and Strategy

John Weigelt

National Technology Officer
Microsoft Canada

Law Firm Speakers

Suhuyini Abudulai, CAMS

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Imran Ahmad

Senior Partner, Canadian Head of Technology
Co-Head of Information Governance, Privacy and Cybersecurity
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada

Marcus Asner

Partner & Co-chair, White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice
Arnold & Porter
Former Assistant U.S. Attorney; and Former Chief, Major Crimes and Computer Hacking/Intellectual Property, Southern District of New York

Peter Aziz

Senior Counsel and Member, Financial Institutions Practice and the Payments and Cards Practice
Torys LLP

Lincoln Caylor

Bennett Jones LLP

Deborah Connor

Partner, Litigation Department
Morrison Foerster
Former Chief, Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section
U.S. Department of Justice

Norman Groot, LL.B., CFE, CFI

Founder and Managing Lawyer
Investigation Counsel PC Fraud Recovery Lawyers

Lorne Lipkus

Founding Partner
Lipkus Law LLP