Brita Bayatmakou is Senior Managing Director of the Risk Reporting & Analytics Team within the Financial Crimes Risk Management department at Charles Schwab. This includes Risk Assessment, Data Analytics and Reporting Strategy teams. The cross-programmatic group applies advanced analytics and technical expertise to inform controls, improve alerting, identify trends, streamline processes and drive a more strategic and predictive approach to customer due diligence practices. Brita also acts as the AML Officer for Charles Schwab Asset Management (Ireland) Limited, Charles Schwab World Wide Funds PLC, the Schwab and Laudus Funds, and the Schwab ETFs.
Prior to joining Schwab, she worked at Wells Fargo Bank within the Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group where she focused on anti-money laundering compliance and financial crimes associated with emerging technology. Brita’s research interests include the use of intelligence and data visualization to enhance cyber, fraud and money laundering threat detection.
Brita holds two Masters Degrees, is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified Financial Crimes Specialist (CFCS). In addition to English, Brita speaks French, Farsi, and Arabic.