Rosalind Lazar, CAMS
Director, Licensing, Global Compliance
A former Deputy Public Prosecutor with the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD), Ministry of Finance, Singapore, and Litigation Partner with Drew & Napier, Ros joined the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva as a Senior Legal Officer to review and recommend claims for compensation by individuals and entities impacted by the Iraqi invasion and occupation of Kuwait in 1990-1991. In 2005, Ros returned to Singapore and joined the Financial Sector. She started with Citi Private Bank (CPB) as a member of the Global AML Team, and was responsible for the review and development of globally consistent CPB AML policies. Her role subsequently became regional to include oversight of the AML controls for Consumer and Corporate Banking. Her responsibilities included Regional APAC AML policy development, governance / reporting and training. In November 2010, Ros joined Citi’s Internal Audit. As part of the CPB-Asia Audit team, she has audited various controls and processes of private banking, as well as the trust and brokerage business, with special focus on AML/CTF controls. She returned to her former AML role when she joined Standard Chartered in November 2013 as the Country Head of Financial Crimes Compliance for Singapore, where she remained until 2018, and shortly thereafter, joined Julius Baer Singapore as AML & KYC Head. Ros holds a Masters in Law from Columbia School of Law, New York. Ros has been CAMS-certified since 2009, and a CAMS-certified instructor since 2018. Ros was with the ACAMS as Regional AML Director – APAC (October 2020- December 2021). Ros is now Director-Licensing with Binance Compliance. In her current role, she is review and enhancing AML/CFT policies and procedures implemented at Binance, as well as to support the development and delivery of customized AML/CFT training in Binance.