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Caroline Kennedy joined Santander UK Corporate Banking in July 2018 and is the Head of Financial Crime Control Operations, based in London, managing a Transaction Monitoring and Sanctions Screening team. The team manages real time Payment Screening, batch Customer Screening and post Transaction Monitoring alerts.

Prior to her current role, Caroline was the Global Head of AML Operations at HSBC, since 2015. Caroline oversaw the Transaction Monitoring process globally and the implementation of standardised monitoring scenarios in >60 countries. Caroline first joined HSBC in 2014 as the Head of Global Banking & Markets Compliance Operations, managing Financial Crime and Regulatory Risk processes. Caroline worked at AIB (GB) in London, as the Head of Treasury Operations, before joining HSBC.

In addition to her current role, Caroline works with ACAMs as a Transaction Monitoring SME. Caroline has experience working with a number of vendor and in house Transaction Monitoring solutions.

Caroline will be speaking in the “Reducing False Positives and Optimising Transaction Monitoring” session starting at 1:30pm and participating in the AML in 2019 panel discussion at 10:20am.