Ajay is the Director of Oversight for Financial Crime Compliance at Standard Chartered Bank for Greater China & North Asia. His role includes representing the Bank through its relationships with key regulators, including management of U.S. and U.K. Monitor inspections; and responding to regulatory requests. Ajay also has oversight over the Group’s Financial Crime Risk Assessment; and Management Information reporting.
Prior to this, Ajay was a Regional Vice President at Citibank, and a Manager at Deloitte Forensics, with a focus in anti-money laundering, counter financing of terrorism, sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption compliance; as well as a Senior Consultant at Deloitte’s tax group, where he provided technical advice in relation to tax compliance for multiple jurisdictions.
Ajay has experience in developing regional-level anti-money laundering policies and training programs for a variety of financial institutions. He has also been involved in a number of financial crime due diligence projects in relation to IPO and M&A transactions and has extensive experience in testing anti-money laundering controls and governance for a variety of banks from Asia, Europe and the U.S.
Ajay has also spoken about anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance at a variety of seminars and conferences; and has written articles in relation to tax evasion; anti-money laundering; counter financing of terrorism; sanctions; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; and the U.K. Bribery Act.