Toronto Compliance & AML Events (TCAE) is thrilled to have Stephen Brent Sargeant as our speaker for the upcoming Knowledge Series session. This year has seen a significant shift in the ways we work and engage, with many of us using this time to strengthen our networks and take on new learning opportunities. Stephen will be sharing his expertise and guidance on how to connect in meaningful ways and what skills are considered transferable in the world of compliance. As someone who has committed to continued learning and who has a dedicated and active professional network, Stephen is the ideal expert for those looking to strengthen their personal brand.


  • Gain the confidence to create and distribute thought leadership and personal content
  • Understand how to build an engaging and dedicated following on LinkedIn
  • Learn about simple skills that could significantly boost your career and income


Stephen Brent Sargeant, Deputy Manager, Investigation | Bitfinex

Stephen Brent Sargeant is the Deputy Manager, Investigations, providing consultancy services to industry-leading cryptocurrency exchange, Bitfinex. Stephen previously acquired AML experience working for international Bank, HSBC as an AML Investigations Manager. He has acquired many AML and cryptocurrency designations, including the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS), Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP), Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator (CCFI) and Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator (CCI)

Stephen is a professional Speaker / Moderator, who enjoys offering in-depth training to AML and Compliance professionals and organizations looking to gain more insight into the intersection of Cryptocurrency and AML and to amplify their personal and organizational brands.


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.