Kaushika Ruwangalla

Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance for HSBC Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC

Kaushika Ruwangalla

Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance for HSBC Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC

Biography

Kaushika is currently the Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance at HSBC’s Global Trade & Receivables Finance business, the world’s largest trade finance bank.

He has broad-ranging experience in Compliance and Risk at a senior leadership level across Trade Finance, Payments, Commercial Banking and Retail Banking.

Kaushika has previously held positions of Global Head of Sanctions for HSBC’s Commercial Banking & Transaction Banking businesses and Regional Chief Control Officer for HSBC Europe as the business head of risk.

He is the Co-Chair the ICC Banking Commission’s Compliance & Policy Group, and the Co-Chair of the BAFT Compliance Committee. Kaushika has also been on the Advisory Board of RUSI’s publication of Financial Crime relating to FTZs. He is also a regular panellist on Financial Crime Compliance events organised by ACAMS, ICC and LIBF, among others.