Markus Schulz is the Deputy Global head Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) & Global Head FCC Change Management at ING.
In his current role he looks after the transformation of the Bank’s financial crime control and organisational framework with a special focus on RegTech. He is a trained banker by trade and has over 25 years of experience in Financial Services and since the early 2000s dedicated to the fight against financial crime working for a number of global Financial Institutions.
He is passionate about modernising and developing the Financial Crime Compliance industry especially the future of Surveillance. For this he is a very active member with a number of instrumental groups like the Wolfsberg Group, Egmont Group, Madison Group, Basel Institute on Governance, Insurance Europe, FATF, IACA and the European Commission just to mention some. He has initiated and lead various successful collective industry action groups around topics like Trade & Economic Sanctions, AML and FATCA as well as Ethics in Business.
Markus is the co-chair of the ACAMS® Advisory Board, the leading global Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists®. He is a very frequent speaker and chair at Compliance, and Anti-Financial Crime conferences and summits around the world and has co-authored numerous publications in this field.
He lived and worked in a number of countries and benefits from the business and cultural experience he has been able to gain through all his global roles.