Chief Anti Money Laundering Officer, Coinsquare
Speaking in the Blockchain World Session on Thursday, June 21, 2018
Charlene Cieslik is the Chief Anti Money Laundering Officer of Coinsquare, Canada’s most secure digital asset exchange for buying bitcoin, ethereum, and other digital currencies.
During her 20 year career, Charlene has held roles as the Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer, Chief Anti-Bribery Officer, and Chief Privacy Officer at several Canadian and Foreign scheduled banks, where she was responsible for the development, remediation, and execution of AML/ATF, anti-bribery, regulatory, and privacy programs. Charlene has worked with several “Big 4” accounting firms and a Canadian fintech company, where she has assisted global financial institutions with AML/ATF program development, particularly with post-regulatory exam remediation and AML/ATF investigations. Charlene holds a Master’s degree in Criminology from the University of Toronto and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, and was an original founder of the Toronto ACAMS Chapter. She has lectured as a Professor at Seneca College and currently teaches in the Global Leadership Development Program at the University in Toronto on the subject of anti-money laundering and sanction compliance.