Almaz Musayeva is currently working as a Head of Compliance Risk Management Division at Kapital Bank located in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
For the last 12 years Almaz has worked in the finance industry developing AML/CFT and compliance functions for public and state organizations. She is a highly qualified Risk, Compliance, AML/CFT professional with extensive knowledge of the theory and application of Systems, Compliance and AML/CFT procedures. She has worked as a Senior Financial Analyst for 8 years at the Financial Intelligence Unit of the Republic of Azerbaijan. She held a number of different AML/CFT and compliance related roles throughout her career, related to enlightenment of banks in AML /CFT sector, AML/CFT prescribed transaction reporting, AML/CFT typologies and data analytics. She was a participator of New Payment Method’s co-worker group of FATF and a member of UNODC goAML product’s co-worker group. Almaz continuously monitors improvements in respects of regulatory changes, trends and best practices in the field of AML/CFT and evaluates the implementation of relevant innovations in public and state organisations.
She is a co-founder of the Company engaged in Compliance and AML/CFT, being the first Company to undertake CAMS partnerships with ACAMS in the region. Almaz is a Certified Anti-Money-Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and an active member of ACAMS.