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Chris Ludwig

Chris Ludwig

Managing Director, Financial Crime Compliance, Protiviti

Chris Ludwig is a Managing Director at Protiviti in the Risk & Compliance solution, where he serves as a leader in our financial crimes compliance segment for the financial services industry. Based in New York, Chris brings to Protiviti more than 18 years of experience in consulting.

Before joining Protiviti, Chris was a managing director with Grant Thornton and leader of its anti-money laundering practice. In this role, he developed its AML methodology and framework, assisted global banks in addressing regulatory enforcement actions in the U.S., EU, Asia and Mexico, and was a frequent public speaker on the topic of financial crime policies and procedures. Earlier in his career, Chris was a leader in PwC's Financial Crime Unit, where he oversaw numerous remediation programs for its banking clients across a broad range of topics, including sanctions, transaction monitoring, know your customer (KYC) and model validation. Chris also played a key role in the set-up and development of the firm's onshore and off-shore Financial Crime delivery centers in Asia.

Chris holds master's degrees in finance and economics from Strasbourg University in Strasbourg, France as well as a Master in International Business from the Paris University, France. He is certified with the Association of Certified Anti–Money Laundering Specialists and holds the MIT certification on Blockchain : Disruptive Technology.