December’s AML Professional of the Month was awarded to Sarvesh Chadha, CGSS. Chadha is a skilled anti-money laundering (AML) specialist with around eight years of experience in sanctions advisory, AML compliance, suspicious activity reports (SARs), client profiling and transaction monitoring systems.
Chadha is currently working with Interactive Brokers (United Kingdom [U.K.]) Limited in the financial intelligence unit (FIU) handling critical case investigations and other key activities at the request of the deputy money laundering reporting officer or the head of the FIU. He was previously handling sanctions alerts disposition for the U.K. market while working for Interactive Brokers India. Chadha earned the Certiﬁed Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) designation from ACAMS and the Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator (CCI) designation from Blockchain Intelligence Group.
As part of a self-driven project, Chadha founded Comply Graphic, an android app that provided regular AML/compliance and sanctions news updates. He also has experience in leading process and technology changes in AML controls, and his stint with American Express allowed him to work on a sanction alerts automation project handled by Syntel for the U.S. market and funds matching processes for the Australian market.
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.