Kate Hotten CAMS

International Head of Financial Crimes, Stripe

Kate Hotten is a Compliance Officer for software and payments platform Stripe, and manages Stripe’s international financial crimes program. Prior to Stripe, Kate worked in London and San Francisco on anti-bribery and corruption and as part of Wells Fargo’s financial crimes think tank.

She has also supported the Financial Services Volunteer Corps with AML best practice projects in Uganda, Angola and Jordan and leads Stripe’s involvement in the UN-mandated knowledge-sharing platform Tech Against Terrorism.

Kate is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and also supports ACAMS as a member of the Ireland Chapter board. She received a Master of Science in Economics from University of California, Santa Cruz and had no idea it would turn into a career in AML.