Angela Mele has over 20 years of international financial services experience, having worked at Leeds Management Services in Bermuda, then with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, and most recently, as Head of Compliance + Training of Citi Hedge Fund Services (Cayman) Ltd. Angela left her position with Citi to manage RiskPass Compliance+AML Ltd. in December 2007.
Angela is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is a member of the International Compliance Association (MICA). In addition, she holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Western Ontario, a Bachelor of Education from York University, and received the designation of Certified Advanced AML Audit Specialist (CAMS-Audit) in January 2014.
Angela has experience running in-house compliance programs, performing internal AML/CTF audits and serving as Money Laundering Reporting Officer for relevant financial businesses. She has designed and delivered anti-money laundering, counter terrorist financing and business continuity training sessions for industry associations and companies both locally and globally. Such groups include the Association of Certified Anti-Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association, GovRisk, Central Law Training (UK), the Cayman Islands Bankers’ Association, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and the Cayman Islands Fund Administrators Association (CIFAA).
From 2005-2007 Angela chaired the ACAMS Caribbean Task Force and since 2006 has served as the Secretary to CIFAA and is their immediate past Chair of the Educational Subcommittee.