Stuart Davis

Global Head, Financial Crimes Risk Management, Scotiabank

Stuart Davis is the Global Head, Financial Crimes Risk Management for Scotiabank.  He served previously as the Enterprise Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer for the BMO Financial Group based in Toronto, Canada for over five years.  He has over 28 years banking and regulatory experience including and 16 years in running AML programs. Previously he led the Global AML programs for USAA in San Antonio, Texas as well as for First Data Corporation, which included Western Union Financial Services, Inc. in Colorado and for Capital One in Virginia.  Stuart began his career with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Stuart is currently the Chair of the Toronto Chapter of ACAMS, Chair of the Canadian Banker’s Association sub-committee on AML and was recently appointed to a three-year term as a Co-Chair with Canada’s Department of Finance AML advisory and industry committee.  Stuart is a frequent speaker on AML, blockchain and virtual currency topics and has spoken at the UN, Canada’s Parliamentary hearings, OECD in Paris and other conferences globally.