Sameer Ismail

SME: Virtual Currencies, Blockchain & AML


Sameer has a decade’s worth of experience in risk and compliance across banking, merchant acquiring, payments and blockchain-based systems. He has built processes, procedures and systems in organisations such as Lloyd’s Bank, RBS, WorldPay, Google Payments, Coinfloor and Coinify and has a depth and breadth of experience in interacting with regulators and policy makers in the US, UK, Europe and the Middle East.

His areas of speciality lie in the following:
• Building business appropriate transaction and customer screening systems
• Financial crime and regulatory compliance advisory
• Risk and compliance framework development, monitoring and remediation
• Financial crime risk in cryptocurrency, blockchain and bitcoin

He’s also not totally comfortable writing about himself in the 3rd person.