Senior Policy Advisor
Companies Commission of Malaysia
Ravin Kaur is the Senior Policy Advisor at Regulatory Authority in Malaysia with several years of experience working on issues of anti-money laundering/counter-terrorism financing, corporate policy, serious corporate crime investigation, regulatory governance, and anti-corruption. She is a member of the Joint Committee on AML/CFT focusing on the role of DNFBPs in the effective implementation of the revised FATF Recommendation 24 on beneficial ownership. She participates in FATF’s Policy Development Group meetings on the potential revision to Recommendation 25. She is a certifiedAML/CFT Trainer awarded by the Central Bank of Malaysia and Asian Banking School. Former Head of AML/CFT Policy Group and Sub-Committee on Non-Profit Organisations. She was appointed for two terms as Co-Chair of APG Typologies Working Group and in 2011 was appointed as a Co-Chair for Joint FATF/APG Typologies Workshop. She has worked closely with APG Secretariat in developing the APG’s Typologies report on NPO Vulnerability. She has also worked closely with many other international organisations such as UNCTED, APEC, USAID, and Global Center on Cooperative Security in various projects on the Non-Profit Organisations Sector and Counter Financing of Terrorism. A lawyer by profession, Ms.Kaur has over 20 years of experience in various capacity-building projects and has delivered hundreds of trainings in areas of corporate regulation (anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, trade-based financial crime, and governance), policy, and practice. Her prior work includes her involvement in the working committee to develop legislation on beneficial ownership for the legal persons in Malaysia, assessing and evaluating the robustness of the policies. In her current projects, she is conducting research on Environmental Crime and its impact on legal persons. She holds Master’s Degree in International Law.