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Upcoming Event

  • Combatting Money Laundering in Real Estate in British Columbia
  • November 28, 2019
  • Registration: 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Presentation: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
  • SFU Harbour Campus
    Labatt Hall 515 W Hastings St.
    Vancouver, British Colombia V6B 5K3
  • Non-Chapter Member: $45.00
  • Chapter Member: $20.00
  • 1 CAMS Credits
  • Read More | RSVP Here
  • ACAMS Vancouver Chapter Winter Mixer
  • December 5, 2019
  • Presentation: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Steamworks
    Harborview Room 375 Water St.
    Vancouver, British Colombia
  • Non-Chapter Member: $10.00
  • Chapter Member: Free
  • Read More | RSVP Here

The Vancouver Chapter’s purpose is to provide West Coast AML & ATF professionals with a resource of support, guidance, training, and peer interaction. The Vancouver Chapter will actively support the goals of ACAMS international. The Chapter will fulfill its mission through meetings, workshops, and networking events where members and non-members of ACAMS can build knowledge, enhance skills and share experiences.

Upcoming Event

  • Combatting Money Laundering in Real Estate in British Columbia
  • November 28, 2019
  • Registration: 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Presentation: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
  • SFU Harbour Campus
    Labatt Hall 515 W Hastings St.
    Vancouver, British Colombia V6B 5K3
  • Non-Chapter Member: $45.00
  • Chapter Member: $20.00
  • 1 CAMS Credits
  • ACAMS Vancouver Chapter Winter Mixer
  • December 5, 2019
  • Presentation: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Steamworks
    Harborview Room 375 Water St.
    Vancouver, British Colombia
  • Non-Chapter Member: $10.00
  • Chapter Member: Free

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ACAMS Vancouver Chapter Winter Mixer

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists cordially invites you to a social event.

Includes appetizers + 2 drink tickets


Combatting Money Laundering in Real Estate in British Columbia

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Cordially invites you to a Lunch and Learn event.

Register early – Space is limited to the first 80 registered participants!

Speakers

  • Maureen Maloney Q.C.
  • Tsur Somerville PhD

Technical advances of current fraud and corruption trends: their impact on AML

Register early – Space is limited to the first 55 registered participants!

Speaker

  • Simon Padgett
    Simon Padgett is a CFE, a British ACCA Accountant with a Canadian CPA and has an MBA from Oxford. He is passionate about assisting companies to be more effective and efficient with the resources they have. He has over 25 years of experience in Forensic Accounting and Fraud and Corruption Investigations, Anti-Fraud Programs and Anti-Money Laundering as well as holding positions of Director Forensics, Head of Internal Audit, Risk Management and Corporate Governance.

    Simon currently runs a Forensic Accounting Practice in Canada – “Forensicintegrity CPA” where he assists worldwide clients with Fraud and Corruption investigations and Fraud Risk Management and Training. He offers extensive international Forensic experiences and believes that the possibilities for business development and future ventures are endless, limited only by the ability to recognize opportunities, understand the risks (particularly Fraud and Corruption risks), and take some chances!

    Simon is also the author of “Profiling the Fraudster”, available on Amazon.

Dirty Money – The Rest of the Story

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Cordially invites you to a Lunch and Learn event.

Register early – Space is limited to the first 40 registered participants!

Speaker

  • Peter German
    Peter German, QC is the principal of Peter German & Associates Inc., a company providing consulting services on criminal justice matters to government and private industry. Peter spent 31 years with the RCMP, retiring as Deputy Commissioner for Western and Northern Canada. He is the author of Proceeds of Crime and Money Laundering, published by Thomson Reuters and the recent Dirty Money reports, commissioned by B.C.’s Attorney General. His degrees include a PhD in law from the University of London. He is a lawyer and member of the Ontario and B.C. Bars. He holds various awards including Queen’s Counsel, Officer of the Order of Merit of Police Forces, and the Gold Medal of the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law.

Modern Slavery and the Banking Sector

Breakfast learning event.

Modern Slavery and the Banking Sector

Every four seconds, another person enters a human trafficking situation somewhere in the world. It is estimated that there are over 40 million people in modern-day slavery today – more than any other time in history. To make sense of this important issue and its relevance to today’s banking community, Matt Friedman will offer a comprehensive update on this topic. His talk will explore the following:

  • The changing human trafficking paradigm;
  • The relationship between human trafficking and modern slavery;
  • A comprehensive summary of global trends and patterns;
  • An update on emerging legislation;
  • A detailed description of the relationship between human trafficking and business risk;
  • A detailed analysis of the relevance of this issue to the banking sector;
  • A summary of modern slavery typologies used to identify red-flags for big-data searches, and
  • A description of tangible, practical tools and approaches used by corporations throughout the world to help identify and address this potential problem.

About The Mekong Club

The Mekong Club is one of the first not-for-profit organizations of its kind in Asia to use a ‘business-to-business’ approach to fight slavery. Bridging the gap between the public and private sectors, the Mekong Club helps companies of all sizes to understand the complexities of human trafficking and to reduce their vulnerability within their supply chains/business environment. Together with business partners, the Mekong Club is spearheading innovative and strategic projects to achieve a slave-free world.

Register early – Space is limited to the first 40 registered participants!

Speaker:

  • Matt Friedman
    Matt Friedman is an international human trafficking expert with more than 30 years’ experience. He is CEO of The Mekong Club, an organization of Hong Kong’s leading businesses which have joined forces to help end all forms of modern slavery. Mr. Friedman previously worked for USAID and the United Nations in over 30 countries. Mr. Friedman offers technical advice to numerous governments, banks and corporations working to eliminate all forms of modern slavery and is the author of twelve books. In 2017, Mr. Friedman won Asia’s prestigious “Communicator of the Year” Gold Award. Mr. Friedman has provided training to over 5,000 banking professionals in eleven countries around the world on the topic of modern slavery.

ACAMS Vancouver Chapter Summer Mixer

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists cordially invites you to a social event.

Join us for refreshments, sun (hopefully), door prizes and fun!


Proposed Amendments to PCMLTFA

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Cordially invites you to a Breakfast Education event.

Register early – Space is limited to the first 75 registered participants!

Speaker:

  • Jacqueline Shinfield
    Jacqueline Shinfield is a Partner in the Financial Services Group at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP and Co-Chair of its Fintech team. Jacqueline advises on all aspects of the payments industry including regulatory compliance issues and consumer protection legislation. Jacqueline has extensive experience advising in respect of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and Canadian sanctions legislation. In this regard, she provides advice on the provisions of this legislation and its application and interpretation, prepares and assists clients in audits of their anti-money laundering and sanctions programs and in preparing industry-specific risk-based risk assessments. Jacqueline also assists clients in making submissions on notices of violation issued by FINTRAC. Jacqueline has been inducted into the Canadian Payments Hall of Fame and is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business, IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, and Acritas Stars 2018.

Lunch and Learn event: Bank Drafts and Underground Banking

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Cordially invites you to a Lunch and Learn event: Bank Drafts and Underground Banking

Speaker:

  • Ben Robinson
    Cpl. Ben ROBINSON has been a regular member of the RCMP for over ten years. In 2009, he was posted to Kamloops RCMP Detachment where he worked the majority of his time in the Special Projects Unit investigating drug and organized crime activity. In 2013, he transferred to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team based out of the RCMP’s “E” Division Headquarters in Surrey, BC. In November 2016, Cpl. ROBINSON transferred to the newly formed Joint Illegal Gaming Investigation Team. At JIGIT, his role consists of supervisory and investigative functions focused on enforcement, education and prevention. Investigations undertaken by JIGIT have varied in complexity and scope, and have targeted illegal gaming operations, loan sharking and money laundering. Cpl. ROBINSON is also engaged in a variety of preventative and educational activities at the regional, national and international level.

Annual Winter Mixer

You are cordially invited to a holiday networking event hosted by the ACAMS Vancouver Chapter.

Register early – Space is limited to the first 50 registered participants!

If you have any questions about this event; would like to provide suggestions for future sessions; or would like to explore opportunities with the ACAMS Vancouver Chapter Board, please contact the Vancouver Chapter of ACAMS at VancouverChapterACAMS@gmail.com or Hayley.Howe@Hometrust.ca.


Two steps forward, one step back? Recent developments on beneficial ownership in Canada

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Cordially invites you to a Lunch and Learn event:
Two steps forward, one step back? Recent developments on beneficial ownership in Canada

Register early – Space is limited to the first 40 registered participants!

Speaker:

  • Adam Ross
    Adam Ross is an independent investigator and advocate for beneficial ownership transparency. He is an active member of Transparency International’s Canadian chapter and sits on its working group for beneficial ownership reform. He is the author of TI Canada’s 2016 report, No Reason to Hide: Unmasking the Anonymous Owners of Canadian Companies and Trusts.

AML Typologies and Risk Mitigation for the Casino Sector

Space is limited to the first 40 registered participants!

Speakers:

  • Daryl Tottenham, BCLC
    Daryl Tottenham has been with BCLC for 7 years and for the last four years has solely focused solely on key areas such as FINTRAC reporting, PCMLTF Regulations, Money-laundering and Terrorist Financing activities, and the development of an exhaustive AML program for BCLC. Daryl also provides training to staff on AML related issues and practices. Before joining BCLC, Daryl had a 28-year career in law enforcement, policing with New Westminster Police and overseeing specialty squads focused on organized crime groups, drug enforcement, undercover projects and surveillance/targeting units. As a police officer, Daryl became recognized by the Courts as a drug expert in marijuana grow-ops, drug trafficking and possession files. This also included numerous property and house seizures for Proceeds of Crime applications and civil forfeiture files. Daryl currently remains on several police bulletin and email notifications which allows him to keep up to date with current trends and activities of criminal gangs and maintain police contacts throughout the lower mainland. Daryl is ACAMS Certified and was awarded the ACAMS AML Professional of the Month award in October 2016.
  • John Karlovcec, BCLC
    John Karlovcec is BCLC’s Director of AML & Investigations. John presently oversees and directs all investigations and predictive analysis across the AML, lottery, Casino and E-gaming channels to ensure integrity in BCLC gaming policies and procedures and identifying real and reputational threats to BCLC. Before joining BCLC, John had a 26-year career as a member of the RCMP in the Lower Mainland. John worked in various policing roles but developed an expertise in drug enforcement. Prior to retiring from the RCMP in 2006, John was part of the Surrey RCMP Drug Section and in charge of the Street Crimes Unit whose mandate was to focus on all aspects of drug enforcement from street to high-level organized drug trafficking groups. He was a trained “cover-man” and was responsible for supervising numerous undercover operations targeting various organized drug trafficking groups. John is a qualified expert at both the Provincial and Supreme courts level and has provided opinion evidence on multiple occasions in relation to drug trafficking and drug production cases. John has been ACAMS Certified since 2014.

Annual Winter Mixer

We work in a rapidly evolving, exciting and at times stressful industry. Please come out and join us for a drink or two at Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar in Gastown. Located at Waterfront Skytrain station this is an excellent occasion to relax and get to know a few of your fellow anti-money laundering professionals ahead of the holiday rush!


Best Practices to Mitigate, Detect and Investigate Third Party Risk

In today’s climate of increased regulatory requirements coupled with stricter enforcement, knowing your clientele is now entrenched as a critical business imperative. To ensure compliance with a host of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Corruption & Anti- Bribery Acts (FCPA, CFPOA, UKBA, CCA, etc.) it’s important to understand the entities (employees, vendors, etc.) with which you do business, so as to maintain an ethical ecosystem.

In this session, we will discuss best practices to manage third party risk, such as:

  • Key reporting requirements for internal stakeholders and regulators
  • Assessing and building sustainable internal controls
  • Effective data management to determine heightened risk individuals and entities
  • Collaborative approaches to enhanced due diligence
  • Training and educating employees and counterparties

Speakers

  • Andrew Simpson, COO CaseWare Analytics
    Andrew Simpson has close to two decades of experience in the information systems and security business; specifically data analytics, interrogation and forensics. He is a regular contributor to various ACAMS, Western Union, Money Service Businesses (MSBs) and Financial Crimes events. Andrew previously worked with Ernst & Young as an IT Security Specialist and earned an honours degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of the West Indies, as well as his MBA in Banking and Finance at the University of Wales and Manchester Business School.
  • Jeff Woods, Head of Risk Specialty Sales, Americas, Thomson Reuters
    Jeff Woods has a long career in the risk management space. He has worked with Compliance professionals for years both at Dun and Bradstreet and now with Thomson Reuters. Jeff has helped numerous high profile clients effectively manage the risk in both their client base and supply chain. Jeff specializes in helping clients with complex on-boarding processes risk rank and effectively screen 3rd parties. Jeff currently leads the IntegraScreen Enhanced Due Diligence and the World-Check businesses in the Americas.

Summer Networking Event!


Roundtable Discussion with Adam Ross on the topic of Beneficial Ownership disclosure in Canada

Adam Ross will present the findings of a recently published research paper on the problem of opaque ownership of Canadian companies and trusts. Making use of Canadian case studies and original research, he will demonstrate how a lack of transparency has left us vulnerable to exploitation by money launderers and other criminals. The presentation will also include a detailed look at money laundering in the context of the Vancouver property market and the prevalence of opaque ownership structures in luxury real estate.

Speaker:

Adam Ross – Managing Director, White Label Insights


Payment Processors: Role in Mass Marketing Mail Fraud

Graham will provide a brief overview of the regulatory and financial market in the UK while providing a background on current ML challenges they face. Following this overview a deep dive will be conducted on three case studies where the financial system was used to facilitate payments for mass marketing mail fraud schemes. Finally, Graham will conclude his review reflecting how these cases have impacted the US and Canada, and ongoing fraud occurring in the market place.

Register early – Space is limited to the first 40 registered participants!

Speaker

Graham Honey, Security and Investigations Consultant, GJH Risk Consultancy

Graham Honey, now a London-based security and investigations consultant, spent over 30 years in UK Law Enforcement, with HM Customs and Excise (HMCE) / HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA). He has had extensive experience working with the public sector for Trading Standards, and will discuss the interaction of UK Law Enforcement with Trading Standards, Suspicious Activity Reports submissions and investigations, and present case studies from banks and MSB’s on the theme of DD and KYC.


Snow-washing: The role of Canadian companies and trusts in money laundering

Adam Ross will present the findings of a recently published research paper on the problem of opaque ownership of Canadian companies and trusts. Making use of Canadian case studies and original research, he will demonstrate how a lack of transparency has left us vulnerable to exploitation by money launderers and other criminals. The presentation will also include a detailed look at money laundering in the context of the Vancouver property market and the prevalence of opaque ownership structures in luxury real estate.

Speaker

Adam Ross – Managing Director, White Label Insights

Adam Ross is a corporate investigator and the managing director of White Label Insights, an investigations and due diligence consultancy. He is also a working group member with Transparency International Canada (TI Canada) and the author of their recent report on beneficial ownership transparency. A full bio is available here.


ACAMS Vancouver Chapter Holiday Mixer

The holidays are approaching and it’s an opportunity for your ACAMS Vancouver Chapter Board to say thank you for a great year and spend time with friends and colleagues to celebrate the season, mingle and relax!

Please join us for refreshments and cheer, door prizes and fun!


Gambling In BC – A BCLC Presentation


Anti-Money Laundering and Securities Dealers – Compliance and Enforcement


Case Study: The link between a banking scandal in China and money laundering in BC real estate


Summer Networking Event!


Disrupting Suspicious Trading from Off-shore Secrecy Jurisdictions

Pump and dump market manipulations on the junior equity markets defraud the investing public of hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Financial institutions and professionals located in many jurisdictions play a prominent role in facilitating these schemes.

  • Explain the mechanics of these schemes
  • Show how the offshore players enable the manipulations
  • Describe the BCSC efforts to combat this misconduct
  • Suggest how Canadian financial institutions can protect their clients and themselves from the related risks

Speaker

Lang Evans, Manager Special Investigations Unit, BC Securities Commission


In the Flood Path: Money Laundering in B.C. Real Estate

Speaker:

Sam Cooper

Sam Cooper is an investigative journalist who has worked for The Province in Vancouver since 2009. A University of Toronto H.B.A. and Langara College Journalism School graduate, he has worked for a number of B.C. papers since graduation in 2005. In his current role at the Province, he reports on Vancouver civic politics and government, development, real estate, financial, and economic issues. The growing flow and influence of offshore money in Vancouver is a special area of interest, including reports on money laundering investigations and cases.

Awards include, Canadian Hillman Prize Honorable Mention, 2014; Webster Award Winner, 2012, 2011; Webster Journalism School Award, 2005; National Newspaper Award Winner, 2011; National Newspaper Award Nominee, 2011, 2013.


Vancouver ACAMS Chapter Holiday Networking Event


Lunch and Learn: Human Trafficking and other Counter Exploitation Investigations


Un-Real Estate: A media perspective on money laundering in BC


Gaddafi’s Libya: “Inside the covert operation to recover $240 million of stolen cash”


AML Monetary Penalty Appeals: “But When I Told you I Was Wrong, I Made A Mistake” and Other Unsuccessful Appeal Strategies & I Filed My STR So I’m Done Right? Things Good Organizations Should Do When They Find Out They are Dealing with Bad People


FINTRAC Presentation – Compliance expectations for new regulations


Bitcoin: What It Really Is and Whether It’s Risky


Financial Cyber Crime: Current Trends and Methods and the Abuse of our Financial Systems


Organized Crime in the Vancouver Region


ACAMS Vancouver Chapter Launch Event Invitation Thursday

Hayley Howe

Hayley Howe
Chair
Home Trust Company

Hayley Howe is the Director, AML Advisory, with Home Trust Company. Hayley is ACAMS certified and a founding Board member of the ACAMS Vancouver Chapter. Hayley is also a participating member of the Guidance and Policy Interpretation Working Group (GPIWG) Co-Chaired by FINTRAC and OSFI.

Hayley has over 20 years of management expertise in the financial services industry with both money service business and banking experience at large global organizations. Before joining Home Trust in 2017, Hayley was a Senior Manager in the Vancouver based Investigative and Forensic Services group of MNP LLP, focusing on AML/ATF Advisory Services. Hayley has also held positions as Director of Compliance for Canada and the Caribbean for Western Union and has also served in various head office functions with the financial services sector including Acting Head of AML Compliance for Canada for a large Schedule II Bank.

Email: hayley.howe@hometrust.ca


Ryan Pedwell

Ryan Pedwell
Treasurer
HSBC Bank Canada

Ryan Pedwell is a Manager, in the Vancouver based FCC Operations team within HSBC Canada, where his primary focus is on the governance and oversight of the compliance operations teams both in Canada and overseas in our Global Service Centre & Third Party Vendor sites.

Ryan has over 10 years of management expertise in the financial services industry within both local (Canadian) and global financial institutions. Prior to joining HSBC Ryan was a manager & Compliance Education lead for BMO Canada.

Email: ryanpedwell@gmail.com


Nicole Sy

Nicole Sy
Chapter Secretary
Vancouver Bullion and Currency Exchange

Nicole Sy is one of two Compliance Managers at Vancouver Bullion and Currency Exchange (VBCE), which is the leading private foreign currency company in Western Canada. VBCE handles over 3 billion dollars in transactions a year and services tens of thousands of clients globally. Nicole plays a vital role in the company’s strong compliance regime, providing support to over 70 employees across multiple locations to ensure that their business practices are following all AML regulations. Nicole started with VBCE as a Customer Service Representative, quickly working her way up to her current role as Compliance Manager through her initiatives in the compliance field. She became ACAMS certified in 2016 and is active in the AML community.

Email: nicolesy@vbce.ca


Cheryl Alexander

Cheryl Alexander
Co-Communications Director
Peoples Trust Company

Cheryl Alexander, CAMS, is the Compliance Paralegal & Contract Analyst at Peoples Trust Company. Cheryl acts as one of the primary contacts for Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing compliance, developing and updating policies and procedures, risk assessments and training programs. She also handles AML reviews and audits for the Mortgage Department. As Compliance Paralegal she further assists with other regulatory and legal matters, and has been a certified Paralegal in the legal/regulatory industry for over 15 years. Cheryl also acts as one of the firm’s privacy officers and assists with fraud investigations.

Email: cheryla@peoplestrust.com


Jonathan Pang

Jonathan Pang
Co-Communications Director
Peoples Trust Company

Jonathan Pang, CAMS, is the Compliance Analyst at Peoples Trust, Peoples Group of Companies, where he is responsible for managing the firm’s internal alert monitoring system, high risk lists, AML investigations, and AML staff training. Jonathan is also involved in continuous review and updating of internal AML and KYC policies.

Prior to joining Peoples Trust, Jonathan acted as Manager, AML Investigations with HSBC Bank Canada.

Email: jonathanp@peoplestrust.com


Bal Bamra

Bal Bamra
Co-Programming Director
AML Intelligence

Bal has been employed with BCLC for the last 20 years and has held various positions with the Corporation. She began her career in the Operations Division as a Gaming Control Manager when BCLC first assumed “conduct and manage” responsibility with the casinos. She has held roles as a Gaming Operations Specialist, Casino Site Operations Manager, Bingo Regional Manager and Regional Manager of Operations. In May 2015, Bal joined the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) team as Manager of Cash Alternatives and Special Projects with Corporate Security and in 2016 assumed her current role as Manager of AML Intelligence.

In addition to a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Victoria, Bal has completed the University of Nevada Executive Development Program and the Sauder School of Business Leadership Program. She has also completed the ACAMS training and obtained her designation as a “Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist” (CAMS). Bal completed the Intelligence Analysis Graduate Certificate Program from JIBC in April 2018 and most recently has completed the Investigation and Enforcement Skills Certificate Program in April 2019.


Claudia Lopez de Munain

Claudia Lopez de Munain CAMS, CIPP/C
Co-Programming Director
Central 1

Claudia joined the credit union network in September 2008 as a training coordinator with Cusource Professional Development and Education. In June 2010, Claudia became a Business Procedures/Specialist at Central 1 Credit Union (Central 1). In November 2014, Claudia obtained her CAMS accreditation and became an AML/ATF practitioner joining Central 1’s Compliance Team in the Risk Management Department. Currently, Claudia is a Senior Analyst in Central 1’s Risk Governance team where she works with the lines of business, operational areas, Government Relations and credit unions in BC and Ontario on regulatory and legislative items. She also works closely with the lines of business and other Risk Management teams on developing risk frameworks including policies and standards, as well as delivering AML/AFT and privacy training.

Claudia obtained her BA (Honours and Distinction) from the University of Victoria and her MA from the Universidad de Navarra specializing in Spanish and 17th Century theatre. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, playing tennis and snowboarding. She is the proud guardian of two chihuahua dogs: Moka and Selena.

Email: cdemunain@central1.com


Victor Korompai

Victor Korompai, CAMS, CFCS
Co-Membership Director
HSBC Bank Canada

Victor Korompai is a Senior Manager (Intelligence & Analytics) within the Financial Crime Threat Mitigation (FCTM) team at HSBC Bank Canada. His focus is on assessing the financial crime risk associated with current and emerging threat types, working with colleagues in both Canada and around the world.

Victor has been with HSBC for the past 21 years in a variety of roles including customer database marketing, risk management and retail banking product management. For the past 4 years, he has worked in FCTM and obtained his Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS) credentials. He is also an Affiliate Member of the International Compliance Association (ICA).

Victor obtained his undergraduate degree from Carleton University in Ottawa, and a Master’s Degree from Tokai University in Japan. He also holds a graduate degree in Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Business Administration from the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia.

Email: victor_korompai@hsbc.ca