Antonio Riggio, CAMS—Seattle, WA, USA

Antonio Riggio, CAMS - Seattle, WA, USA

Antonio Riggio graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Miami and a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Southwestern Law School. Riggio passed the California and New York bar exam. He began his career as a Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) consultant working with American Express, Washington Mutual and Citibank.

In January 2013, Riggio took a job at HSBC as a BSA/AML subject-matter expert, providing guidance for the creation of financial crimes compliance (FCC) training, including BSA/AML, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, and anti-bribery and corruption. In 2015, Riggio was promoted to VP of FCC training, where he was responsible for the governance and oversight of the FCC training program for global banking, retail, commercial and private banks. In addition, Riggio oversaw internal audit reviews and external regulatory exams and provided senior management and board members with ongoing program updates.

At Societe Generale, Riggio was brought on to develop a structured, consistent and risk-based compliance training program for their corporate and investment banks and broker-dealers. He created a proactive training needs assessment process that included engagement with senior stakeholders from each business. He also created a robust training plan with a documented governance and change control processes. He led transformation projects related to training tracking, reporting and escalation.

Currently, Riggio works at Amazon and supports the global training program for risk and compliance services. His main focus is on the development and implementation of global training initiatives. Riggio consolidated regional AML and sanctions training content into a single global eLearning course, created global standards for external training and certifications, expanded the continuing education program to include external speakers, and is currently implementing global standards and processes for tracking and reporting.

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