Susan Galli is a Senior Adviser to the Financial Integrity Network, and is also the CEO and President of Galli AML Advisory, LLC. She brings more than 25 years of experience in banking and senior regulatory and financial crime compliance roles which have included business-line, regional and global compliance roles.
Susan Galli is an internationally-recognized anti-money laundering expert and assists clients to respond to regulatory and Monitor mandates arising from regulatory exams, enforcement actions and Deferred Prosecution Agreements, as well as proactive compliance reviews, particularly in the areas of financial crime risk management and corporate governance. Susan assists clients with root cause analysis of issues and the development and implementation of remedial actions. As a former Chief Risk Officer coupled with her experience in a number of in-house senior AML and compliance roles, Susan has extensive experience in the development and implementation of financial crime and regulatory compliance programs in financial institutions. She also served as a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (“ACAMS”) Advisory Board from 2009 - 2019.
Susan also recently served as a Managing Director in the Financial Crimes Unit in the Advisory Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”). Prior to joining PwC, Ms. Galli held a number of senior roles in anti-money laundering compliance with HSBC Holdings Plc and HSBC Holdings North America, Inc. During her tenure at HSBC, she had responsibility for AML policy and program development and global AML strategy and architecture. She has also served as the Chief Risk Management Officer at Pacific National Bank, N.A. where she had responsibility for the oversight of the compliance risk management functions including BSA and regulatory compliance, as well as all of the other risk management functions at the bank.
Ms. Galli is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (“CAMS”) and she has developed and delivered numerous AML training programs for financial institutions, banking associations and government agencies in the U.S. and abroad. She has acted as a course instructor for the ACAMS certification exam preparation course and developed and instructed the FIBA Correspondent Banking AML course.
Previously in her career, Ms. Galli served as the Senior Anti-Money Laundering Coordinator and a member of Citigroup’s Global Anti-Money Laundering team, as well as the Latin America AML Director for Citigroup businesses and was also the Senior AML Coordinator for Banco Santander’s U.S. and Caribbean operations. She also served as a member of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group (“BSAAG”) and the Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group Funds Transfer Subgroup, representing both Citicorp and the industry.
Ms. Galli holds a Master of Arts in Spanish Literature from New York University’s Graduate School of Arts & Science and a Masters in Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business in Marketing and International Business. Her Bachelors Degree is in Spanish from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York. She is currently based in Florida.