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Crispin Yuen

Head of Risk and Compliance, Automic Group

Crispin is an award-winning, financial crime risk specialist with over 20 years of experience in banking and financial services. Crispin developed expertise in financial crime risk management and intelligence, including regulatory compliance framework, program design and system implementation to combat money laundering, terrorism financing, fraud, sanctions violation, bribery and corruption, cyber attacks perpetrated by criminal actors and organised crime groups. Crispin previously worked at AMP, ANZ Bank, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, Euronet and OCBC Bank. Crispin’s in-depth remediation experience in resolving deficiencies raised in both OFAC and AUSTRAC enforcements distinguishes him as one of less than a handful of professionals with such experience in Australia.

Crispin has regular engagements with regulators and law enforcement agencies to advance private-public partnerships towards disrupting and hardening the environment against transnational organised crime. Crispin is a Board member of ACAMS Australasian Chapter and co-wrote the CAMS study guide and exam questions. He authored a book on Financial Action Task Force (FATF) 40 Recommendations and teaches International Financial Crime to postgraduate students at the University of Sydney, Australia. At an Australian parliamentary inquiry, Crispin spoke as an industry witness on financial related crime.