Partner, Forensic and Anti-Financial Crime Leader, PWC Luxembourg
Michael is Forensic Services and Financial Crime Leader of PwC Luxembourg. Previously he was also in charge of Financial Crime for PwC France.
Michael is regularly leading engagements for a large variety of financial crime and forensic investigations including AML/KYC investigations, remediation and prevention projects. In this context he is also responsible for high-profile special audit missions on behalf of the CSSF for Luxembourg banks and investment funds. His clients include major banking groups and Financial Institutions of the EC.
As part of his multi-jurisdictional work for financial institutions, Michael is regularly involved in international Financial Crime assignments with regards to prevention, detection and remediation projects. He is also involved in investigations and anti-sanction reviews with regards to OFAC or EU sanctions. He is regularly performing policies and procedures reviews, policies and procedures design and implementation and the implementation of AML remediation initiatives.
As part of his international role, Michael is also advising international banking groups around AML/KYC related matters like risk mitigation, transaction monitoring and reporting of suspicious activities, including the regular reporting to regulatory bodies.
Michael is recognised as subject matter expert and regularly speaks at international conferences and facilitates workshops and trainings on AML/KYC. Michael is qualified as Certified Professional Int. compliance (FICA), CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) and AML certified.
Concurrent Session 3.2 : “IIA & ACFE collaboration: where are the red flags?”