January’s AML Professional of the Month was awarded to April Hannan, CAMS. Hannan is currently the senior manager, enterprise anti-money laundering (AML) training at Scotia Bank. In this role, she is responsible for building the enterprise-wide anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) training program, working with various jurisdictions and business lines to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for training. She is also responsible for the AML annual global mandatory training and helped develop annual training for the board.
Hannan has over 14 years of experience in financial crimes specifically in AML/CTF and fraud. She has worked in various roles within three Canadian financial institutions, gaining experience in complex investigations, triage, high-risk clients, enhanced due diligence, development and implementation of new processes, procedures and training programs. Hannan has also been an effective team leader. She is currently a board member of the ACAMS Greater Toronto Chapter. Hannan has been an ACAMS member 2014 and has a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Ryerson University. She also volunteers as a mentor and has recently been part of ACAMS’ Certified Know Your Customer Associate (CKYCA) and Certified Transaction Monitoring Associate (CTMA) Task Forces.
Do you have a mentor who has actively influenced your AML career path in a positive way? Does someone in your network exemplify excellence in AML? Recognize their commitment: Nominate them for ACAMS AML Professional of the Month.