Combatting Financial Crime in the Post-Cloud Era

17 Mar, 2020 – 23 days left Microsoft Nederland

We have organised this seminar in Amsterdam to help you Combat Financial Crime In The Post-Cloud Era, with insights on how to stay in the clear! This seminar features guest speakers from UBS, ACAMS and Microsoft.

We will be sharing perspectives from our guest speakers, Peter Haener from UBS, Kabira Boulakchour, ACAMS and Ed Herman from Microsoft. These will be complimented by insights on financial crime from Adam Gable, Product Director – Financial Crime, Treasury & Risk at Temenos and Marlene Meli, Head of Compliance Practice at Temenos.


  • 12:00 pm – Lunch & Networking
  • 12:30 pm – Welcome Note, Keith Morrison @ Temenos
  • 12:40 pmKabira Boulakchour, CAMS®, ACAMS® Luxembourg Chapter Co-Chair Conducting Officer, Head of Compliance
  • 13:10 pmPeter Haener, Head Financial Crime @ UBS
  • 13:40 pm – Coffee Break
  • 14:00 pmAdam Gable, Product Director – Financial Crime, Treasury & Risk and Marlene Meli, Head of Compliance Practice @ Temenos
  • 14:40 pmEd Herman, Global FSI Leader @ Microsoft
  • 15:15 pm – Q&A and Closing Remarks

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Ed Herman – Global FSI Industry Leader, Microsoft

Ed Herman has 30 years of FSI experience in leadership positions at EY, HP, Cognizant and Microsoft His extensive experience across the FSI domain includes a focus on designing and implementing strategies to drive clients’ digital transformation. Ed focuses on complex business and technology transformation initiatives, planning and delivering best practice solutions to drive an enhanced digital customer experience, modernize legacy platforms, improve operating performance, combat financial crime and manage risk/regulatory compliance.

His transformation initiatives leverage technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, and analytics that can help banks, insurance companies and capital markets organizations prosper within a rapidly digitizing world.

Adam Gable – Product Director – Financial Crime, Treasury & Risk, Temenos

Adam is responsible for the product planning and execution of Temenos’ Financial Crime, Treasury and Risk solutions. With a background in development and risk, Adam has worked for a number of international banks and has a track record of building and taking to market both Universal and specialist banking systems. Adam has 25+ years experience in the banking and banking software industry.

Marlene Meli – Head of Compliance Practice, Temenos

Marlene Meli (CAMS) is acknowledged for her track record to transfer regulatory requirements and standards in AML, CFT and KYC-CDD/EDD into operationally efficient and effective solutions at large national and international banks. In her role she works closely with development, sales and marketing to ensure Temenos’ Financial Crime solutions stay current with latest regulatory changes. Marlène has 30+ years of experience in the financial industry, especially in Banking Operations, IT and Compliance at UBS and other international financial institutions.

Marlene is Founding Board Member of ACAMS Switzerland Chapter and holds a CAS International Compliance at Zurich University of Applied Sciences – School of Management & Law.

Kabira Boulakchour – CAMS®, ACAMS® Luxembourg Chapter Co-Chair Conducting Officer, Head of Compliance

Kabira has many years of hands-on Operations and Compliance experience in the Luxembourg Financial Industry. She has held various functions in the Luxembourg banking sector including being Global Head, Conducting Officer and Head of Compliance for various Financial Institutions (having worked amongst others for Citibank London, JP Morgan, Natixis GAM, IFDS and more recently RBC).

She holds a double Compliance certification: ALCO/IFBL Compliance Officer Function and CAMS certification. Kabira is also trilingual French/Arabic/English and is operationally competent in German.

Over the past 15 years, Kabira has participated in many AML conferences as public speaker and is also a confirmed Compliance trainer. She has also participated and held membership of professional associations such as ACAMs, ALCO, ILA.

Peter Haener – Head Financial Crime @ UBS

Peter Haener is Head of Financial Crime Prevention Switzerland at UBS, based in Zurich.

He has held a number of senior manager positions in Compliance, Sanctions and AML covering Investment Banking, Banks and Regulated Brokers and Wealth Management. Peter joined UBS in 2002 after a 5 years tenure at Credit Suisse in similar functions.

Peter holds a Master in Law HSG / Bar Exam, Zurich and a Master in international and Business law HSG.