Samantha Sheen


Sam is a financial crime prevention professional with over fifteen years of practical experience in compliance. Working as and with AML/CFT regulators, Sam works collaboratively with various supevisors and FIUs across Europe and Central Asia on such projects and VA and VASP risk assessments, revamping regulatory frameworks for effective AML/CFT prevention programes and assessing and advising on optimal RegTech solutions for both regulators and the private sector. Most recently, Sam has worke extensively with Member State and Ukraine sanction authorities on overcoming the challenges of effectively implementing the EU’s Russia-related sanction restrictions.






Samantha Sheen
Subject Matter Expert
to the
Council of Europe