Wendy has more than 18 years’ experience within regulatory operations and financial crime compliance. Part of her responsibilities as the Head of Lysis Academy, includes heading up the Lysis Cape Town-based offshore operating centre. Wendy has provided training to over 2000 Know Your Customer (KYC) analysts on a global scale with a dedicated focus on practical Anti-Money Laundering (AML) skills. She has developed Lysis’ bespoke Training Needs Assessment service and Analyst Career Progression Development (CPD) programme and assesses the capabilities and knowledge levels of our clients’ AML teams on a regular basis. Wendy also has significant expertise of the crypto asset landscape from an AML regulatory perspective, both in the digital and virtual space. Prior to joining Lysis in 2010, Wendy held several Subject Matter Expert (SME) and AML compliance advisory roles in a number of firms including Bear Stearns, Deutsche Bank and ING. She is a respected SME in regulatory operations and has practical operational experience in managing large KYC teams and transaction monitoring specialists. Wendy also conducts regular AML Maturity Assessments and Reviews and specialises in AML frameworks and risk rating methodologies.