Devesh Desai

Principal, Financial Crime Unit, PwC

Devesh Desai is a Principal in PwC’s Financial Crime Unit practice with over 12 years of experience implementing risk and compliance solutions at banking, capital markets, asset management and insurance clients. His main areas of focus are helping clients optimize regulatory compliance programs. Devesh has led multiple AML and sanctions control assessment and implementations at major global financial institutions.

Devesh has assisted several large global financial institutions with establishing continuous monitoring and testing programs for areas such as AML, Fraud, OFAC Sanctions, Security and Trade Surveillance and Consumer Compliance. He has worked on several regulatory remediation and response projects covering areas from compliance to operations. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and authored several white papers on risk and compliance topics.