Investigators are arguably the most valuable asset to any compliance regime, bringing the human element to the fight against financial crime. That’s why Toronto Compliance & AML Events (TCAE) is thrilled to be joined by Mondiu Jaiyesimi, an expert investigator who brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience that has been gained through years of work at major FI’s and consulting firms.

This week’s upcoming Knowledge Series session is targeted to students, individuals interested in pursuing a career in financial crime, folks who are new to the world of AML, and junior analysts and investigators who are starting out. Providing an introductory look at the ins and outs of an AML investigation, this presentation will share case studies for various investigations and will share insight into what a career in financial crime might look like.


  • The Life Cycle of an Investigation
  • Investigation Case Studies
  • AML Investigations Skills and Career Paths
  • Q & A


Mondiu Jaiyesimi, BSc., MSc., CAMS, CBP | Consultant, Forensics, MNP

Mondiu is a Consultant in MNP’s Investigative & Forensic Services. Mondiu focuses on Anti-Money Laundering/ Anti-Terrorist Financing (AML/ATF) advisory services helping reporting entities reduce AML/ATF risk and stay in compliance with regulatory requirements. Mondiu holds a master’s degree in Economics from the Surrey School of Economics, UK. He is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP).

Mondiu has specifically assisted banks, credit unions, money services businesses, accounting firms and payment services providers with their compliance programs needs, including compliance effectiveness reviews, AML remediation validations, transaction monitoring, AML scenario testing, sanctions governance and risk assessment.

Prior to joining MNP, Mondiu gained extensive experience and skills in AML, financial crime compliance and complex compliance investigations at two of the big five financial institutions in Canada, one of the big four global consulting firms, and American global consulting firm as well as three of the top four biggest banks in the United Kingdom.


Souzan Esmaili, Compliance & AML Consultant | Founder, TCAE

Souzan has over 14 years of international experience in consultancy and training with a focus in Regulatory Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) and RegTech. She worked for various financial institutions and consultancies in Dubai and Toronto. Souzan holds an MBA and achieved certifications such as Certified Anti Money Launder Specialist (CAMS), Post Graduate Diploma in GRC and FinTech Program from Oxford University.

Souzan created the TCAE group with a passion to help and educate the AML and Compliance professionals in Canada.