Syon Niyogi has been working in the nonprofit sector for almost 22 years in different parts of the world. He has worked in almost 20 + countries managing large scale Humanitarian and Development projects. These are some of the highest risk countries in terms of Terrorist Financing, Money Laundering and with regards to Fraud & Corruption.
Mr. Niyogi is qualified in CAMS – AUDIT. In addition to that, he is an MBA from the University of Wales and a BCOM from University of Calcutta. He is a Certified Management Accountant (FCMA), CIA, CISA, CFE, CCSA, CRMA and CRISC.
Mr. Niyogi has been active to improve Anti-Money-Laundering processes and systems in the nonprofit(NPO) sector. This includes strengthening Internal Audit, so that Auditors use an AML and CTF lens in their reviews. He has been involved in improving relationships between FIs and NPOs in order to improve financial access of the NPOs. He has been involved in testing and creating mobile money systems in development projects in order to decrease the use of cash in humanitarian and development projects. I have also been involved in instituting due-diligence processes with NPOs in order to have a more robust system of managing Money Laundering and Terrorist financing issues.