As a Director at Deloitte Austria and certified AML-Specialist (CAMS), Shahanaz leads the service offering “Regulatory Technology Advisory”. In her role, she advises numerous clients, primarily banks, insurers and FinTechs, on the translation of regulatory requirements into organizational, procedural, and technical measures, covering AML/KYC, CFT, GDPR, Sanctions Compliance and Whistleblowing Management. Based on her profound expertise and over 10 years of experience, Shahanaz is known in the Austrian & European market for her in-depth AML/CFT knowledge, her practical implementation approach and deep industry insights. Her areas of expertise range from setting up AML/compliance-functions, developing transaction monitoring/risk classifications models to investigating complex ML schemes. During her professional career, she has a built an extensive network with representatives of (inter)national regulatory bodies, with whom she continuously exchanges best practices in the aforementioned areas. In addition, Shahanaz regularly publishes in renowned journals and books and is a frequent speaker at (inter-)national conferences.
Director, Regulatory Technology Advisory