André Burrell is the senior director of compliance for Microsoft Payments, Inc. He began his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as an attorney. In 2006, Burrell went to work at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services where he was a senior manager and led several large scale projects at international banks addressing both anti-money laundering (AML) and Office of Foreign Assets Control violations and remediation efforts. In 2008, Burrell joined Israel Discount Bank of New York (IDBNY) as an executive vice president and chief compliance officer where he led the bank through the lifting of two cease and desist orders and a deferred prosecution agreement.
In 2012, while still at IDBNY, he worked with the Central Bank of Kenya and the Kenyan telecom industry on how to integrate AML and anti-terrorism programs into cellphone-based payment systems. Burrell has designed and implemented AML and general compliance enterprise-wide risk assessments, transaction monitoring systems, compliance policies and procedures, and continues to work closely with state, federal and international regulators. Over the years, Burrell has spoken at numerous domestic and international conferences on topics ranging from conducting effective and efficient transaction monitoring, working effectively with regulators, and establishing and maintaining a strong culture of compliance.