Global Regulatory Affairs, Comply Advantage
Alia is a qualified risk and compliance professional with over a decades' experience working with global financial institutions and Fintechs advising on legal, risk and compliance processes to deliver cross business innovative control solutions.
Completing her undergraduate in Law from the London School of Economics and Legal Practice Course followed by a Masters of Law from BPP University, she started her career in criminal law as a trainee solicitor. With a mission to proactively disrupt organised crime and help reduce the myriad of financial crimes taking place, she transitioned to a career in financial crime and regulatory compliance working at Lloyds Bank, HSBC, Oaknorth, Revolut and Algbra, to be at the frontline in combating financial crime risks and safeguarding organisations and communities from being used and abused by organised crime groups.
As part of Global Regulatory Affairs team at ComplyAdvantage, Alia acts as an SME and Practice Lead to support the product, marketing and commercial teams strategise the building of world leading financial crime detection tools and is the 'voice of the customer' as Customer in Residence