Lora von Ploetz


Lora v. Ploetz is Head of Division of Payment Institutions, Agents and Virtual Currency Service Providers at BaFin with more than 18 years of financial crime experience with focus on mitigation of significant financial crime risks related to high-risk and sensitive customers, proactive investigations, analytics, and technology. She is a founding member of the Anti- Financial Crime Alliance (AFCA) – Germany and served as a member of the Steering Committee of EFIPPP (Europol). Before working at her current position, von Ploetz was a Head of Global Financial Crime Unit at Commerzbank AG. She held various compliance and legal roles at Western Union and UniCredit among others. She holds a Master of Law degree from Kliment Ohridsky and a Master of Finance degree from Goethe University Frankfurt am Main.





Lora von Ploetz
Head of AML Supervision of
Payment Institutions