Dominic Hurtubise joined Desjardins Group (the largest cooperative financial group in Canada) in 2014. As a compliance director, he is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the surveillance systems related to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing. Before joining Desjardins Group, Hurtubise worked at the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and within different Canadian broker dealers. He has been working in the financial industry and compliance since the early 2000s.
Hurtubise has been a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist since 2011 and he obtained the Certified Fraud Examiner designation from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in 2012. He is also a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute and holds a master’s degree specializing in financial crimes. In addition, he is a trainer and a frequent guest speaker at seminars in Canadian universities and organizations. His involvement in the AML community and in the evolution in the fight against financial crimes is well recognized amongst his peers.
Hurtubise is the ACAMS Montreal Chapter’s co-chair and a founding member. Because of the determination and dynamism of its members, the ACAMS Montreal Chapter won the ACAMS Chapter of the Year Award in 2014, only one year after its creation.