Speaker – Yevgeniya Balyasna-Hooghiemstra

Yevgeniya Balyasna-Hooghiemstra is Senior Compliance officer Amsterdam Trade Bank (part of Alfa Banking Group).

Yevgeniya is an experienced AML/CTF professional with more than 10 years of practical experience within financial services in the Netherlands, including ABN AMRO, Royal Bank of Scotland and Amsterdam Trade Bank. Specific areas of expertise include Customer Due Diligence, with a particular interest to businesses from Eastern Europe, economic sanctions and corporate governance.

In her current role Yevgeniya is covering all aspects of compliance applicable to Dutch bank (i.e. MIFID, EMIR, FATCA etc next to AML/CTF).  

Yevgeniya is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) since 2007 and Chairperson of ACAMS Netherlands Chapter. She is also a current member of Dutch Association of Compliance Officers and holds ICA International Diploma in Compliance (2010).