Stuart Davis

BMO Financial Group

Stuart Davis serves as the Enterprise Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer for BMO Financial Group for the past five years and is based in Toronto, Canada.  He has over 28 years banking and regulatory experience including 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.  Mr. Davis began his career with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Mr. Davis has an honors degree in Economics from the University of Georgia.   He currently serves as 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.  Mr. Davis also serves on the Board of Governors for Junior Achievement Central Ontario.

Mr. Davis is a frequent speaker on the topics of Know your Customer, Anti-Money Laundering, blockchain and virtual currency, and has spoken at the UN, Canada’s Parliamentary hearings, OECD in Paris and other industry conferences globally.

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