Sven Eisermann, CAMS—Berlin, Germany

Sven Eisermann is head of the anti-money laundering (AML) department and deputy money laundering reporting officer (MLRO) at Deutsche Kreditbank AG (DKB) in Berlin. DKB is one of the top 20 banks in Germany to offer online banking services for private customers as well as modern banking solutions for selected business customers focussed on a sustainable business strategy.

Eisermann is responsible for overseeing the prevention programs for AML, know your customer/customer due diligence, counter- terrorist financing (CTF) and sanctions. He and his team are working on the investigation and evaluation of AML and CTF cases as well as the anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing risk assessment and the implementation of companywide anti-money-laundering/know-your-customer-related regulations (eg the implementation of EU AML Directives) and group standards from BayernLB in Munich.

Prior to joining DKB in 2010, Eisermann worked as an assistant manager at KPMG’s financial services in the audit department. There, he was responsible for regulatory audits focussing on AML regulations in the risk management field, such as internal audit and outsourcing topics in regular annual audits as well as special audits on behalf of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority. Furthermore, he was in charge of capital market compliance audits in accordance with the Securities Trading Act and the Securities Deposit Act.

Between 2016 and 2017, Eisermann served as a compliance officer and deputy MLRO at Lendico, a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending fintech in Berlin. His major duties were building up and coordinating the compliance efforts of Lendico group with an additional focus on local AML regulations of foreign subsidiaries, (eg Spain and the Netherlands). At Lendico, he was also responsible for establishing the local AML organisation and registration of the Swiss Lendico company at an AML self-regulatory organisation under Swiss regulations and was accepted as deputy MLRO for the Swiss organisation.

In 2017, Eisermann joined the ACAMS Germany Chapter. He has supported the chapter activities as its treasurer since 2019.

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