Kaushika Ruwangalla

Kaushika is currently the Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance of HSBC’s Trade & Receivables Finance business, the world’s largest trade finance bank.

He has broad-ranging experience in Risk and Compliance at a senior level across Trade Finance, Payments, Commercial and Retail Banking. Kaushika has previously held positions of Global Head of Sanctions for HSBC’s Commercial Banking and Transaction Banking businesses and Regional Chief Control Officer for the Europe Region.

He Co-Chairs the ICC Banking Commission’s Financial Crime & Policy Group and Co-Chairs the BAFT Trade Compliance Committee, and has been on the Advisory Board of RUSI’s publication of Financial Crime relating to FTZs. Kaushika is also a regular panellist on Financial Crime Compliance events by the ICC, ACAMS, IBLF, IIBLP, among others.





Kaushika Ruwangalla
Global Head of Risk & Compliance 
HSBC Group