The International Anti-Financial Crime Summit 2024 (IAFCS2024) will take place on October 9 next in London. This unmissable conference takes place at the 10 Union Street convention centre, located in the heart of London’s business district. The Summit will feature regulators, policymakers, industry leaders and law enforcement chiefs. Leading speakers, panellists and sponsor partners will be announced soon.

The stellar line-up of speakers are drawn from across the UK, EU, US and Middle East. The Summit will discuss the most topical issues facing Chief Compliance Officers, MLROs, FCC and AFC teams in Banking, Fintech, FSIs and Gaming.

Meet Our Speakers

Linda Hamilton

Head of Organised Crime,
Fraud Investigation Service
HMRC

Linda Hamilton
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Linda started her career as a commercial litigator in an international law firm in Edinburgh.  Since joining the civil service, she has had a range of interesting and challenging roles, including Private Secretary to the First Minister of Scotland; Head of Civil Asset Forfeiture for Scotland; Deputy Director of Defence, Security and Cyber Resilience; and Senior Responsible Officer for EU Exit in the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland.

Linda joined the Fraud Investigation Service in HMRC in April 2021 and originally led Offshore, Corporate and Wealthy, managing white collar civil and criminal investigations into wealthy individuals and large corporates.

Since September 2022, Linda has been Head of Organised Crime, leading complex international investigations to disrupt and dismantle Organised Crime Groups. Linda leads a team of 1500 civil and criminal investigators across 15 sites and 3 legal jurisdictions in the UK. She specialises in all elements of economic crime, including money laundering, bribery and corruption and fraud and has concluded a number of Deferred Prosecution Agreements. Linda is committed to  collaborating with domestic and international partners to maximise impact against financial crime.

Aamir Hanif

Regional Vice President, AML Compliance for EU / CIS / Africa for Western Union

Aamir Hanif
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Aamir is the Regional Vice President, AML Compliance for EU / CIS / Africa for Western Union. He has held multiple positions in the anti-financial crime space in the public and private sectors including as the Head of Financial Crimes for EMEA / UK MLRO for Stripe, the Regional Head for the US Law Compliance Program for ASEAN and South Asia for Standard Chartered Bank, and the Head of Financial Crimes for the Middle East and North Africa (excluding the UAE) for Standard Chartered Bank. Aamir has also led financial management teams for Expedia and Boeing; and spent nine years working in the U.S. government focusing on geopolitical, intelligence and global financial crime issues.

Aamir has an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Johns Hopkins University and a Masters in International Policy and Practice from George Washington University.

Sarah Beth Felix

CEO at Palmera Consulting
Co-Founder and Chief AML Officer at Acceleron Bank
Co-Founder at Hyper-S Research

Sarah Beth Felix
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Sarah Beth Felix has over 20 years of experience in anti-financial crimes with operational, audit and consulting roles, working with banks, payment firms, and global Fintechs. Operationalizing AML/sanctions threats is one of her most well-known attributes, providing actionable solutions. Beyond traditional banking, she has specialized years of work in Fintechs, Lendtechs, cannabis banking, crypto, correspondent banking, and trade finance.

While managing a thriving AML/sanctions advisory firm for over 12 years, Palmera Consulting, she is also co-founder and CAMLO for a de novo digital correspondent bank – Acceleron Bank, in formation – based in Vermont, U.S. She has a 360-degree view of banking and how money flows throughout the world. Sarah Beth and her team are building a highly compliant digital bank focused on providing cost-effective solutions to US banks.

With global speaking engagements and her years spent on the operational AFC front, she focuses on impactful takeaways that move listeners to ‘take action’ in improving their AML/sanctions programs. Sarah Beth is also a guest lecturer at the National War College in Washington, D.C. and is frequently asked to train various US federal law enforcement agencies on private sector data availability that impacts subpoenas and unregulated payment ecosystems.

Jim Lee

Global Head of Capacity Building
Chainalysis
Ex-Chief, IRS-CI

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James (Jim) Lee serves as the Chief, Criminal Investigation. In this position, he oversees a worldwide staff of approximately 3,000 employees, including 2,000 special agents in 21 Field Offices and 11 foreign countries.
He leads and oversees some of the most significant investigations of financial crimes involving tax, money laundering, public corruption, cyber, ID theft, narcotics and terrorist financing.
Prior to this assignment, Jim’s executive positions included serving as the Director of Field Operations-North, Director of Field Operations-South, Director of Strategy and Executive Special Agent in Charge of the Chicago Field Office.
Paul Coady

Founder & Managing Director
ComplianceLnD

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Paul Coady has over 25 years of financial services experience focused on compliance and financial crime practice and related people risk.

He has held senior roles that included Business Ethics, Policies & Training Manager for AIB Bank, Group Head of Compliance Policy & Learning for Barclays, Global Head of Financial Crime Risk Education & Culture for Deutsche Bank, and has recently founded ComplianceLnD, a new boutique consulting and professional education practice. Paul has worked in Dublin, London, and New York and led teams and complex transformation and regulatory requirements throughout the UK, US, EMEA, APAC and Africa.

He is a regular international speaker and thought leader promoting the people-side of compliance and financial crime. Paul holds an MSc. in Education & Training Management from Dublin City University (DCU), and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Licentiate of the Compliance Institute of Ireland and a Fellow of the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI).

Dr Liliya Gelemerova

Head of UK Financial Security
Crédit Agricole CIB
MLRO

Dr Liliya Gelemerova
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With over 20 years of experience, Liliya has worked across the financial crime space in different roles and capacity and across different business segments. She has managed teams, due diligence projects in challenging environments, and led major investigations and litigation support cases. In the late 1990s she joined Bulgaria’s Financial Intelligence Unit where she headed the International Contacts and Legal Coordination department.

Her experience also includes Transparency International in Berlin, several London-based investigative consultancy firms and the Royal Bank of Canada in London. In 2016 she joined Commerzbank London where she managed the AML Advisory and EDD Team until her appointment as head of Transactions Monitoring and Investigations/UK FIU and deputy MLRO.

In 2020 she joined CACIB as Head of UK Financial Security; she is also the MLRO. She holds a doctorate in AML policies from Tilburg University in the Netherlands and gives lectures at the University of Manchester. A speaker at industry events, Liliya has delivered presentations on behalf of Stop the Traffik, a London-based non-profit organisation that fights human trafficking and slavery.

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International Anti-Financial Crime Summit 2024

The International Anti-Financial Crime Summit 2024 (IAFCS2024) will take place on October 9 next in London. This unmissable conference takes place at the 10 Union Street convention centre, located in the heart of London’s business district. The Summit will feature regulators, policymakers, industry leaders and law enforcement chiefs.

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International Anti-Financial Crime Summit 2024

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