Dr. William Scott
Grob, CGSS, CAMS-FCI
Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS-FCI, CAMS-CGSS, FRM, CAIA is the AML Director for the Americas. In his role, he manages the speaker faculty and training of ACAMS certificate programs and presents at regional conferences, symposiums and webinars on a wide-range of topics, such as Sunrise Series for VASPs, on policy and regulatory issues, and training gaps in the industry. He has contributed content to CGSS, CTMA, CKYCA, and Fintech programs as well as building bespoke corporate training programs, the AML-country regime exams for Singapore and India, the Fighting Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking certificate, and is presently working on the Stop Illegal Wildlife Trade certificate being developed jointly with the WWF.
Dr. Grob has over 25 years of financial and banking expertise. His most recent role was as Regional Head of Affiliates Management, HSBC, where he worked on mitigating financial crime and correspondent banking risks across Asia. His 12-year career at the bank also included managing risk within the Equity/FX prime brokerage business, Structured Funds business, and Hedge Fund units. Dr. Grob earned a Bachelor’s degree from Boston University, a Master of Arts from George Mason University, a certificate from Harvard Business School’s General Management Program, and a Doctorate of Management from SMC University (USA), where his dissertation was focused on correspondent banking- “Impact of Correspondent Bank Enhanced Due Diligence Practices.”