Christoforos Livadiotis has been dealing with AML for almost 20 years. He has an extensive knowledge of the AML function from the banking standpoint since he was the head of Compliance and the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) of AstroBank Ltd (previously Piraeus Bank (Cyprus) Ltd) for a number of years. His role involved the provision of independent oversight of the management of the Bank’s compliance with laws, regulations, guidelines and internal policies/procedures relevant to the activities of the Bank, including but not limited to AML.
Prior to joining Piraeus Bank (Cyprus) Ltd, Christoforos worked as a financial analyst/investigator in the Cyprus FIU, (MOKAS), under the Attorney General of the Republic of Cyprus. Part of his responsibilities involved the analysis and the dissemination of disclosures of suspicious transactions reports and other relevant information relating to activities suspected of money laundering and terrorist financing. Christoforos holds a BSc from the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Accounting with Management and MSc from the University of Reading – ISMA Centre Business School in International Securities Investment and Banking (ISIB).