Founder, Managing Director
Souzan Esmaili has over 15 years of international experience in consultancy and training with a focus on Regulatory Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) and Fintech / RegTech.
Before creating TCAE, Souzan was a subject matter expert on ABC for Wells Fargo’s Canada and Latin America program.
Prior to moving to Canada in 2019, Souzan worked for various financial institutions and consultancies. In her last role as a senior consultant, she assisted her clients to understand their compliance needs, advised on meeting regulatory requirements, and managed a multitude of remediation projects. She has acted as an Authorized Individual in the capacity of Compliance Officer and MLRO for a number of firms regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA).
Souzan holds an MBA from the American University of Sharjah (UAE), a Post Graduate Diploma in GRC from Manchester Business School (UK), a Certified Anti Money Launder Specialist (CAMS), FinTech Program certificate from Oxford University, and Chainalysis Cryptocurrency Fundamentals Certification (CCFC).