Irvin Almonte joined Waystone in 2021 and in his current role as Associate, provides compliance and AML support as part of the Consultancy Team and Projects Team.
Irvin specialises in Anti Money Laundering (“AML”), KYC and Onboarding, Remediation and Transaction Monitoring. At Waystone, Irvin acts as Compliance Analyst for multiple entities within the Abu Dhabi Global Market (‘’ADGM”) and the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”). As part of this role, Irvin also provides secondary support to the MLRO on sanction screenings and other key background checks including Refinitiv World Checks, Lexis Nexis searches and media searches.
Prior to joining Waystone, Irvin worked as a KYC analyst at Ebury Partners UK Limited and held roles with multinational organizations such as Cobalt Consulting UK Limited and with Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank), one of the largest banks in the Philippines.
Irvin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the Holy Cross of Davao College and is an associate member of the International Compliance Association (“ICA”) and the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Abu Dhabi Chapter (“PICPA”).
Recent work includes: