Aukse Trapnauskaite is Senior Specialist at the AML division of the Bank of Lithuania with more than 5 years of experience in AML/CFT supervision of financial institutions. During this period, she has been involved in a number of AML/CFT related projects, such as the Lithuanian National Risk Assessment of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing and MONEYVAL‘s 5th round of mutual evaluation of Lithuania. Auksė worked as a short-term expert in the EU Twinning projects with Moldova and North Macedonia, where she has been invited to share the EU supervisory best practices together with experts from other EU countries.
Currently, Auksė is a permanent member of the Lithuanian delegation to MONEYVAL and a member of the European Commission’s Expert Group on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (EGMLTF), and previously she was a member the European Supervisory Authorities’ (ESAs) Sub-committee on Anti-Money Laundering (AMLC).
Auksė obtained a Master’s degree in European Union Law from Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands). She is also a certified global sanctions specialist (ACAMS) and an internal auditor.