Gabriel is currently a Senior Advisor on Financial Crimes Policy at the Department of Finance Canada. Throughout his career, he has developed professional expertise in Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing (AML/ATF) Regime, financial sector policy, legislative drafting, compliance enforcement, as well as administrative law and monetary penalties. Gabriel has a particular interest in financial technology, digital ID, and virtual currencies (cryptocurrencies).
Based on this expertise, Gabriel has provided technical assistance to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), represented Canada in the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as well as various international fora, and delivered AML/ATF training to domestic and international law enforcement and national security agencies.
Gabriel holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) from the Telfer School of Management and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of Ottawa.