Katia Satariano M.Sc. in Banking and Finance, ICA International Advanced Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering (UK)
Head of AML Advisory
Katia is the Head of AML/CFT Advisory within the ARQ Group. She has over ten years’ experience in AML/CFT, having previously provided services to a diverse range of clients through her employment in the AML division of two Big-Four firms. She also held the position of Senior Compliance Officer within the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit, where she worked extensively on the on-site and off-site supervision of entities subject to AML/CFT obligations. She also acted as MONEYVAL evaluator, taking on the role of financial expert in the fourth round AML/CFT mutual evaluation of Lithuania.
Katia has extensive experience in providing training to MLROs and Compliance Officers both in the financial and DNFBPs sectors. She has also been involved in KYC remediation and AML gap analysis projects both domestically and in London, where she worked primarily on projects within large credit institutions. She was also one of the team leaders during the course of the national risk assessment carried out by the Maltese Government, leading the investment services group and coordinating the collation and evaluation of data collected for this sector.
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