Meera Das is a Vice President, leading the Modeling and Advanced Data Insights (MADI) efforts within the AML/BSA Program. Within this role, Meera is responsible for data management, model development, monitoring, general analytics, and applying technology to further protection of the financial system.
Ms. Das has over twenty years of experience advising organizations in the areas of governance, risk, and compliance matters, and the related data and technology. She has a history of successfully applying analytical methods to meet regulatory compliance and monitoring requirements, for anti-money laundering, antiterrorist financing, and bank secrecy act obligations. She also has significant experience in developing and executing model development and validation frameworks for AML monitoring (specifically for transaction monitoring, payment scanning and name scanning).
Across a number of roles, Ms. Das has experience assisting clients to use technology to meet compliance objectives related to AML/ BSA, OFAC and other sanctions requirements, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), SEC and FINRA regulations, consumer finance regulations, FATCA, and other regulations.
To date Ms. Das has worked with banks, broker dealers, and asset management firms, as well as Fortune 500 companies in Retail Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance, and government entities.
Annually Ms. Das speaks at a range of conferences on how applied statistical modeling can be applied in building improved AML programs, and industry leading AML regulatory compliance programs. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a graduate of the University of Toronto and London respectively. In 2020, Ms. Das was honored to receive an American Bankers Association award for her leading work in applying Machine Learning to AML use cases.