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Chris Kiew-Smith

Chris Kiew-Smith

Managing Director, Global Head of AML Prevention, Citigroup

Chris is the Global Head of AML Prevention at Citi. He leads the teams that are responsible for the control frameworks, policies and governance that constitute the bank’s KYC, AML Product Risk and Digital Risk programs and the overall approach to preventing money laundering.

Prior to Citi, Chris served in multiple senior private and regulator roles, including as CCO / MLRO of Standard Chartered Bank’s cryptoasset business, and post-crisis policy and supervision roles at regulators in the UK and Middle East. Chris is a derivatives lawyer by background, having started his career at Clifford Chance.