Dr. Liliya Gelemerova


Liliya joined Crédit Agricole-Corporate & Investment Bank as Head of UK Financial Security. With over 20 years of experience, she joined Commerzbank in 2016, having previously worked across the financial crime space in different roles and capacity and across different business platforms. She has managed teams, due diligence projects in challenging environments, and led major investigations and litigation support cases. Her experience includes the Royal Bank of Canada, several London-based investigative consultancy firms and Transparency International in Berlin. In the late 1990s she joined Bulgaria’s Financial Intelligence Unit where she headed the International Contacts and Legal Coordination department.

She holds a doctorate in AML policies from Tilburg University in the Netherlands and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester. An author of publications focusing on money laundering topics and a speaker at industry events, she has delivered presentations on behalf of Stop the Traffik, a London-based non-profit organisation that fights human trafficking and modern slavery. At Commerzbank, She managed the AML Advisory and EDD Team and worked as head of Transactions Monitoring and Investigations/UK FIU.





Dr. Liliya Gelemerova
Head of UK Financial
Security & MLRO
Crédit Agricole UK