Latha Venkataraman is a certified anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance professional with over 13 years of experience in financial crimes compliance. She has acquired extensive banking and compliance experience and has gained valuable insight into financial crimes compliance training, policies, reviews, investigations and more.
Having worked for a financial institution (FI) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for over 20 years, Venkataraman has gained in-depth knowledge of UAE laws and regulatory framework backed with recognized industry qualifications, such as the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation and diplomas in AML and compliance.
Venkataraman holds the position of associate vice president, compliance training at Emirates NBD. Her current responsibilities include, but are not limited to, designing, developing and implementing group-wide compliance-related training programs. This covers various topics, including AML, sanctions, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and common reporting standards.
Venkataraman has earned the Association of Talent Development (ATD) Master Trainer designation with extensive hands-on experience in producing dynamic learning materials and curriculum tailored to intended audiences.