Sandra L. DePoalo

Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance, Bank of New York Mellon

Sandra DePoalo is the Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance for BNY Mellon, including Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and Anti-Tax Evasion. Prior to this role, she held several positions at the company, including the Global Head of AML, Head of International AML Compliance and AML Testing, as well as the Global Head of Legal, Compliance and AML/KYC Audit.

Sandra joined BNY Mellon in 2009 following nearly 24 years with Merrill Lynch, where she was a First Vice President and Audit Manager in the Corporate Audit department, responsible for the firm’s audit coverage of AML, Legal, Compliance, Research, Investment Banking and Global Private Equity. Previously, Sandra was the Global Economic Sanctions Counsel in Merrill Lynch’s AML Compliance group.