In her current role as Global Head of New Ventures, Hue Dang is responsible for developing and identifying new business development opportunities to expand ACAMS’s remit beyond training/education and community-building efforts. She is leading the effort to develop and provide solutions to assist regulated entities to meet their anti-financial regulatory obligations with solutions to mitigate risk in a systematic and systemic manner, with a focus on AML/ CFT/ Sanctions/ Suspicious Activities Risk Assessments. At the same time, her efforts are expected to assist regulators to meet their expanding supervisory responsibilities as more sectors are incorporated into AML regimes to meet with global standards as set by the Financial Action Task Force, and recent developments emerging from the US AML Act of 2020, and the FinCEN priorities issued in 2021.
Ms. Dang joined ACAMS in 2008, establishing its APAC office as Head of Asia-Pacific and launched its business in the region. During her 12 years in this role, she fostered development of the anti-money laundering/financial crime community by building relationships among key stakeholders, including regulators, law enforcement, financial institutions, and industry associations and working groups. She also helped industry professionals improve their skills and career advancement through training, certification and networking opportunities.
Ms. Dang is an Advanced Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, specializing in Audit (CAMS-Audit), having published a whitepaper, “Financial Inclusion, Developing Economies, and Effective Implementation of the Risk-Based Approach in AML/CTF: The Need for Legislative and Regulatory Leadership to Motivate Private Sector Commitment & the Role of Audit.” She conducted numerous AML trainings around Asia Pacific, including for central banks, financial institutions, and universities. A frequent speaker in APAC, US and Europe, Ms. Dang was the Program Chair for all ACAMS-APAC training events, including the three Annual AML and Financial Crime Conferences (APAC, Indian Subcontinent and Australasia), and annual symposia held in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Macau and Seoul.
Ms. Dang has over 25 years’ experience in banking and finance. She was a Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Manager with Barclays Capital’s Investment Banking Division in Singapore, Director of Business Development at Citibank’s Global Consumer Banking Group in Singapore. In her positions as Director of Business Development, Asia/Pacific, for Thomson Financial, and General Manager of Thomson Financial Publishing, based in Hong Kong, she also developed the first-ever financial-markets news portal for the APAC region, “Thomson Capital Markets Asia“ (TCMAsia.com), launched in 2001.
Ms. Dang holds educational degrees from the US, with a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from Amherst College and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.