Andrew Jensen is a seasoned financial crimes compliance executive, with extensive professional experience in senior-level positions in the financial services industry and with the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Andrew currently serves as the Global Head of Sanctions at Scotiabank. In this role, he oversees all aspects of Scotiabank’s global sanctions program, including governance, investigation, oversight, risk management, and technology solutions functions. Before joining Scotiabank, Andrew led the Sanctions Intelligence & Investigations team at Citigroup.
In addition, Andrew also held various leadership positions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, including Director of Global Affairs in the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes where he oversaw anti-money laundering and sanctions policy development related to illicit finance threats emanating from the Middle East and North Africa. Andrew holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Utah.