Anu provides day-to-day compliance support, with a particular focus on the provision of outsourced Compliance Officer and MLRO services to DFSA-authorised firms. Anu’s experience covers private banking, corporate finance and asset management.
Anu began her compliance career with ICICI Bank, DIFC Branch in 2009, where she assisted the Compliance Officer and MLRO with client onboarding, risk assessment and compliance monitoring. Later, Anu joined Euram Bank Asia Limited, a Category 3 licensed firm in the DIFC, as Deputy Compliance Officer and MLRO. Anu supported the Compliance Officer and MLRO and played a major role in formulating the policies and procedures for the bank. Anu’s role included client onboarding, compliance monitoring, revising policies and procedures and assisting in establishing systems and controls to ensure that the firm was compliant with the local regulations. Through direct access to the Board and the SEO, Anu was able to gain experience in advising the Senior Management on regulatory issues. Anu was responsible for oversight of the Foreign Institutional Investor desk including trade surveillance and ensuring proper execution of trades. As Risk Officer, she was also responsible for managing the risk management process.
At Waystone Compliance Solutions, Anu has been involved in a number of projects related to the client onboarding process, client file reviews and providing compliance support to a DFSA Category 1 Licensed Firm. Anu also performs the outsourced Compliance Officer and MLRO function for a number of DIFC firms, across DFSA prudential categories 3C and 4.
Recent work includes: