Marina Adams

AVP Compliance & Privacy Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of NY

As Compliance Officer and Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Ms. Adams helped to create and develop the Compliance Function at the Bank. Ms. Adams’ responsibilities include the development and implementation of the Bank’s Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions compliance programs, Data Privacy program, and the Bank-wide Compliance Risk Assessment. Ms. Adams is a frequent presenter on compliance at the Bank’s conferences for central bankers as well as at external venues, and has developed a variety of live and e-learning trainings. Prior to working in compliance, Ms. Adams worked as an Attorney and Counsel in the Bank’s Legal Group, and served as a Deputy Ethics Officer. Ms. Adams provided legal support to the Bank’s payments areas and performed transactional work relating to foreign accounts and fiscal agency relationships. She also served as the Vice-Chair of the Payments Subcommittee of the Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and was a frequent contributor to the ABA’s The Business Lawyer. Ms. Adams is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is certified as CIPP/US. She holds a B.A. degree in Philosophy cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and J.D and M.B.A. degrees from Boston University.