Harold A. "Hal" Crawford is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Financial Industry Advisory Services in New York. He specializes in financial crime prevention, anti-money laundering, sanctions, and complex regulatory matters affecting banks, custodians, gaming companies, foreign banks and private funds. With more than 25 years of international regulatory experience, Mr. Crawford has served as the Global Director of AML, Sanctions, and banking compliance for Brown Brothers Harriman. Mr. Crawford also served as the Director of Risk Management for the firm’s US and Cayman Trust companies. Mr. Crawford worked as a National Bank Examiner with the Comptroller of the Currency, was a Managing Director with a New York Based Intelligence firm, and held senior compliance roles at UBS Investment Bank and the US Trust Company.
Mr. Crawford earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the State University College at Oneonta and is a 2014 recipient of the school’s Distinguished Alumni Award. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a member of the New York ACAMS Chapter Board and a former member of the SIFMA AML Committee. He has volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America for more than 30 Years and is a member of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Islands Investment Advisory Board. Mr. Crawford is a well know international speaker and writer in the areas of compliance and money laundering.