Head of AML Americas
Chris Cuzzucoli, who started his career on Wall Street working on securities litigation, is an attorney who has over 20 years of financial crimes experience spanning various banking and securities institutions. He most recently worked at MUFG Union Bank, N.A., where he was the Deputy Bank Secrecy Act Officer and Americas Head of Anti-Money Laundering.
Mr. Cuzzucoli’s career has also included senior positions in the legal, compliance, operational and risk management areas of AML. Prior to joining MUFG Union Bank, he served as the Chief AML/OFAC Officer at LPL Financial, the AML/OFAC Officer at Charles Schwab, North American head of AML for Barclays Corporate Bank, and he previously served in the same capacity for TD Bank USA/TD Ameritrade and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein/Dresdner Bank. At Citibank, Mr. Cuzzucoli also served in various roles, including global head of AML and global head of Account Intelligence Units for Global Transaction Services, and as AML counsel for Salomon Smith Barney.
He is a member of the Bar in New York, Colorado and Washington, D.C. and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Mr. Cuzzucoli is a global speaker and has presented at AML conferences in Africa, Europe and the Caribbean.