Maya is the Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa at the financial crime consultancy FINTRAIL, where she provides compliance support for clients across the region. She has managed the design and implementation of new systems and programme enhancements, investigations, and training for traditional banks, FinTechs, RegTechs, and other financial institutions.
Maya formerly led the EMEA Correspondent Banking, FinTech and Global Corporates financial crime review programme at Deutsche Bank. She has headed Middle East business intelligence teams at Deutsche Bank and HSBC, and worked on numerous global investigations into money laundering and bribery and corruption. She has a background in corporate investigations and business intelligence, and has lived and worked in the UAE, Syria and Lebanon.
Maya frequently participates in FINTRAIL’s FinTech Financial Exchange, a network for FinTech compliance professionals. FINTRAIL also runs Expert Working Groups which facilitate interactions between the FinTech compliance community and regulators and law enforcement agencies.