Susan Galli assists clients to respond to regulatory and Monitor mandates arising from regulatory exams, enforcement actions and Deferred Prosecution Agreements, as well as proactive compliance reviews, particularly in the areas of financial crime risk management and corporate governance. Susan assists clients with root cause analysis of issues and the development and implementation of remedial actions. As a former Chief Risk Officer coupled with her experience in a number of in-house senior AML and compliance roles, Susan has extensive experience in the development and implementation of financial crime and regulatory compliance programs in financial institutions. She has also served as a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (“ACAMS”) Advisory Board and is currently a Senior Adviser for the Financial Integrity Network, LLC in Washington, D.C.
Susan also served as a Managing Director in the Financial Crimes Unit in the Advisory Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) where she worked with PwC’s risk and regulatory consulting teams. Ms. Galli has also held a number of senior roles in anti-money laundering compliance with HSBC Holdings Plc and HSBC Holdings North America, Inc. During her tenure at HSBC, she had responsibility for AML policy and program development and global AML strategy and architecture. She has also served as the Chief Risk Management Officer at Pacific National Bank, N.A. where she had responsibility for the oversight of the compliance risk management functions including BSA and regulatory compliance, as well as all of the other risk management functions at the bank.
Ms. Galli has over 25 years of senior-level anti-money laundering experience providing a vast array of services including developing AML risk scoring and enterprise-wide customer due diligence policies and procedures. Additionally, she has conducted in-depth AML reviews of various financial institutions’ AML programs, as part of internal compliance monitoring and testing or as part of mergers and acquisition due diligence. She has developed and delivered numerous AML training sessions for financial institutions, banking associations and government agencies in the U.S. and abroad. She has acted as a course instructor for the ACAMS certification exam preparation course and developed and instructed the FIBA Correspondent Banking AML course.
Previously in her career, Ms. Galli served as the Senior Anti-Money Laundering Coordinator and a member of Citigroup’s Global Anti-Money Laundering team, as well as the Latin America AML Director for Citigroup businesses and was also the Senior AML Coordinator for Banco Santander’s U.S. and Caribbean operations. She also served as a member of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group (“BSAAG”) and the Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group Funds Transfer Subgroup, representing both Citicorp and the industry.