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CONFERENCE: Helen McEntee, Minister for Justice of Ireland is announced as headline speaker at the AML Intelligence #WomeninFinCrime congress, joining stellar line up of female leaders in sector for Spring event

IT HAS just been announced the Minister for Justice of Ireland, Helen McEntee will officially open next week’s #WomeninFinCrime event.

The event hosted by AML Intelligence in association with NICE Actimize will showcase excellence in the sector and has been organised in the lead up to the celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD). The conference will include a panel discussion with leading female executives and specialists in anti-money laundering and financial crime. 

With already more than 350 registered attendees, the event will see a number of high-profile senior executives from across Europe tuning in for this discussion. The delegates include many women senior executives and leaders working in anti-money laundering, financial crime compliance (FCC), CDD and KYC sectors, including women working in top law enforcement agencies.

Said AML Intelligence Publisher Stephen Rae: “There has been a huge interest in this congress from across the EU, UK, UK and Latam. This is all about building a community of women leaders and executives who can share ideas, showcase excellence and also provide a platform for networking and mentorship. We are delighted that NICE Actimize have joined us on this journey.

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“We are delighted that the Minister for Justice of Ireland will give the opening address at the #WomeninFinCrime Spring IWD conference. She is one of the best communicators in the European political space and has a formidable background as Minister for European Affairs. We very much look forward to what she has to say to fellow women leaders,” he added.

Minister McEntee has served in the Irish Government since 2013. She has previously served as Minister of State European Affairs from 2017 to 2020 and Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People from 2016 to 2017. 

She is the fourth female Minister for Justice in Ireland’s history, and has pledged to tackle financial and economic crime during her tenure. 

The congress will be moderated by broadcaster Andrea Gilligan and will see contributions from Rachel Pollock, Vice President Professional Services EMEA at NICE Actimize, Federica Taccogna, Partner FTI Consulting, Sujata Dasgupta, Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance Advisory at Tata Consultancy. Jackie King, Executive Director International Business at Ibec and US based fincrime speaker, Kelly McCann.

If you’d like to attend, please register your interest here:

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