Speaker – Ms. Veronika Mets
Ms. Veronika Mets
Ms. Veronika Mets works for the Council of Europe providing expert assistance to Directorate of Information Society and Action Against Crime in implementation of the MONEYVAL mutual evaluation program, which supports states fulfilling their commitments in accordance with the international standards of money laundering and terrorist financing and in compliance with Council of Europe conventions, regulations and standards. She has also given expert assistance to Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and represents MONEYVAL in various FATF working groups. Ms. Mets has participated in various countries assessments either as a team lead, assessor or reviewer (e.g. Estonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Isle of Man, Slovenia, Albania, Denmark, Sweden, Moldova). Before joining Council of Europe Ms. Mets worked for Ministry of Finance of Estonia and led the Estonian Delegation to MONEYVAL. Ms. Mets has been member of various Expert Groups at the EU level and has advised various countries on how to conduct national assessment of money laundering and terrorist financing risks.