Yuri is a pro-active team player with 20 years of business experience in various functions. Between 1999 – 2007 he had an interesting career in the Royal Dutch Naval, before he left in 2008 for Luxembourg where his career in Compliance started. At HSBC he grew from Senior Compliance Officer to Country Head of Financial Crime and Regulatory Compliance in 2014. Afterwards he worked as Chief Compliance Officer / MLRO at PayPal, China Construction Bank and Ant Financial (Alibaba’s mobile payments wallet) until he returned to The Netherlands end 2019 to become MLRO for Global Innovation and M&A Risk Management within ING’s Innovation business area in Amsterdam. After 2 ½ years he returned to Luxembourg in April 2022, where Yuri is now Chief Compliance Officer, MLRO and DPO at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB), Luxembourg Branch.
Over the past 20+ years he has gained extensive expertise in leading multi-cultural teams, mainly in the fields of Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory change.
Besides his Naval Academy degree and a post-doctoral degree in operational auditing from the University of Amsterdam, Yuri is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS®), Certified AML FinTech Compliance Associate (CAFCA), and a Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator (CCI), as well as a CIPP-student (to become a Certified Information Privacy Professional).