In her role as Associate, Devika supports the Compliance Solutions Team at Waystone. Devika specialises in developing policies, procedures, designing internal systems and controls, advancing customer onboarding processes, and conducting ML/TF risk assessments. Devika also has significant experience assisting with internal audits, regulatory inspections, and building relationships with key stakeholders.
Prior to joining Waystone, Devika acted as Deputy MLRO & Compliance Analyst for multiple entities within the United Arab Emirates and has worked with leading compliance solutions providers to implement software systems for regulated entities within the United Arab Emirates and wider GCC region.
Devika holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a member of the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS). In addition, Devika has certifications covering a range of financial crime compliance topics from professional bodies, including the International Compliance Association (ICA), Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF), and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).