Yuri is a pro-active team player with 20 years of business experience in various functions. Between 1999-2007 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 Ant Financial (Alipay). Since October 2019 he moved back to The Netherlands and now works as MLRO/Senior Compliance and Innovation Officer within ING Neo (ING’s Innovation business area).
Over the past 20 years he has gained extensive expertise in leading multi-cultural teams, mainly in the fields of Financial Crime Compliance, Regulatory change and Internal control. 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®), Certified AML FinTech Compliance Associate (CAFCA), and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).