Deborah Crawford - BIO


Debbie is an Advisor with the AML Shop. She is based out of BC and brings a tremendous amount of experience and insight to her clients in Western Canada and across the country. She was the appointed Chief AML Officer (CAMLO) for a federally regulated bank and the largest Credit Union in Canada for over 18 years. Pioneering effective risk assessment frameworks, policies and procedures, technology solutions, investigations and reporting processes, she has helped develop creative solutions to meet the changing regulatory environment, while satisfying business needs. 

She is a compliance leader who has overseen the development and roll out of AML training programs across 14 divisions. She has a deep understanding of Canada's anti-money laundering and terrorist financing legislation, and how they apply to credit union and banking clients. 

She is a member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. 

Debbie's current projects involve the facilitation of a risk-based approach refresh exercise at one of Canada's largest credit unions, and the development of an agent framework for a large money services business.