Stuart Davis is the Global Head, Financial Crimes Risk Management for Scotiabank and is based in Toronto, Canada. He has over 28 years banking and regulatory experience including and 16 years in running AML programs. He served previously as the Enterprise Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer for the BMO Financial Group and has led the Global AML programs for USAA in Texas, for First Data Corporation, which included Western Union Financial Service and for Capital One. Stuart began his career with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
Stuart is the Chair of the Toronto Chapter of ACAMS, Chair of the Canadian Banker’s Association sub-committee on AML and is the Co-Chair with Canada’s Department of Finance Advisory Committee on AML/TF. Stuart is a frequent speaker on AML, blockchain and virtual currency topics and has spoken at the UN, Canada’s Parliamentary hearings, OECD in Paris and other conferences globally.