Christine Reid’s career spans over 25 years in the financial services arena. She is an accomplished compliance professional with an extensive regulatory background, particularly in the securities industry. During the past 10 years she has focused on anti-money laundering (AML) and anti-terrorist financing. Reid is experienced in risk assessment/mitigation (privacy, AML and securities regulation), audit, training and drafting enterprise policy and procedure.
In her current role at Manulife, Canadian Division, Reid leads a compliance team responsible for the high-risk customer program, sanctions/watch list scanning operations, transaction monitoring operations and subsequent reporting to Canada’s financial intelligence unit, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, where applicable. In addition, she acts as a subject-matter expert and consultant to the various lines of business (wealth management, securities dealer, life, pensions, etc.) and is a key contributor during AML audits and AML remediation projects. Moreover, Reid has received her ACAMS Advanced Financial Crimes Investigations (CAMS-FCI) certification.