February’s AML Professional of the Month was awarded to Gelyn Liu, CAMS. Liu was recognized for her contributions to the anti-money laundering (AML) field. Liu has over 10 years of experience in the anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) industry. As a scenario testing manager for Bank of Montreal, she collaborates with various teams to design new scenarios, create efficiencies and innovations to support the AML financial investigation unit (FIU), tune scenarios and address emerging risk typologies. Prior to her current role, Liu was a transaction monitoring manager in the FIU at Bank of Montreal, where she coached and managed AML investigators. She has received numerous employee recognitions in the FIU industry where she is well-known for her expertise and commitment to the AML/CTF world and her people management skills.
Liu has a diploma from George Brown College in computer systems. She holds a certificate in financial crime analysis from Seneca College, a certificate in investigative research from Toddington International and a certificate in asset forfeiture from Toronto Police College. She is also a certified bitcoin professional. Liu is currently working on completing a certificate at Ryerson University in big data, data analytics and predictive analytics.
Do you have a mentor who has actively influenced your anti-money laundering (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.