Markus Schulz is the Global Head of Change Management for Financial Crimes Compliance at ING. In his current role he looks after the transformation of the Bank’s financial crime control and organisational framework with a special focus on RegTech. He is a trained banker by trade and has over 25 years of experience in Financial Services and since the early 2000s dedicated to the fight against financial crime working for a number of global Financial Institutions.
He is passionate about modernising and developing the Financial Crime Compliance industry especially the future of surveillance. For this he is a very active member with a number of instrumental groups like the Wolfsberg Group, Egmont Group, Madison Group, Basel Institute on Governance, Insurance Europe, FATF, IACA and the European Commission just to mention some. He has initiated and lead various successful collective industry action groups around topics like Trade & Economic Sanctions, AML and FATCA as well as Ethics in Business.
Markus is currently the Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).
Deputy Director & Head of the Economic Crime Unit