A former Deputy Public Prosecutor with the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD), Ministry of Finance, Singapore, and Litigation Partner with Drew & Napier, Ros joined the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva as a Senior Legal Officer to review and recommend claims for compensation by individuals and entities impacted by the Iraqi invasion and occupation of Kuwait in 1990-1991. In 2005, Ros returned to Singapore and joined the Financial Sector. She started with Citi Private Bank (CPB) as a member of the Global AML Team, and was responsible for the review and development of globally consistent CPB AML policies. Her role subsequently became regional to include oversight of the AML controls for Consumer and Corporate Banking. In November 2010, Ros joined Citi’s Internal Audit. As part of the CPB-Asia Audit team, she has audited various controls and processes of private banking, as well as the trust and brokerage business, with special focus on AML/CFT controls. She returned to her former AML advisory role when she joined Standard Chartered in November 2013 as the Country Head of Financial Crimes Compliance for Singapore. In 2018, she joined Bank Julius Baer Singapore as the AML & KYC Head.
Ros was with the ACAMS as Regional AML Director – APAC (October 2020- December 2021). In January 2022, Ros joined Binance Global Compliance where she reviewed and rolled out the suite of global AML policies and procedures for this cryptocurrency platform. In September 2022, she returned to the banks and is now the Country Head of FCC Compliance with CIMB Bank Berhad, Singapore. In her current role, she is reviewing and enhancing the AML/CFT policies and procedures and renders advice on FCC controls and processes. She also supports the development and delivery of customised AML/CFT training for CIMB Singapore. Ros holds a Masters in Law from Columbia School of Law, New York. Ros has been CAMS-certified since 2009, and a CAMS-certified instructor since 2018.