Yuri is a pro-active team player with 20 years of business experience in various functions. Between1999-2007 he had an interesting career in the Royal Dutch Naval, before he left in 2008 for Luxembourg where his career in Compliance started. At HSBC he grew from Senior Compliance Officer to Country Head of Financial Crime and Regulatory Compliance in 2014. Afterwards he worked as Chief Compliance Officer at PayPal, China Construction Bank and European Head of AML & Sanctions for an Ant Financial. He recently moved back to the Netherlands to take on an MLRO role within ING’s Innovation business unit, but he remains connected with Luxembourg.
Over the past 20 years he has gained extensive expertise in leading multi-cultural teams, mainly in the fields of Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory change. Besides his Naval Academy degree and a post-doctoral degree in operational auditing from the University of Amsterdam, Yuri is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS®) and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).