Scott Rembrandt

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Strategic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Scott Rembrandt is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Strategic Policy in the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He also serves as the U.S. Head of Delegation to the Financial Action Task Force, the international standard setter for combating money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation financing, of which the United States is currently president. In his current position, Scott manages a team of policy advisors that develop and implement anti-money laundering/counter-financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) strategic initiatives and regulatory policies for banks, securities firms, non-bank financial institutions (including money services businesses), and designated non-financial businesses and persons. He oversees the office’s work related to counter-terrorist financing, customer due diligence, derisking, virtual currency, information-sharing, data protection, anti-corruption, and cybersecurity. He previously was a policy advisor in TFFC, where his portfolio included financial inclusion issues, money services businesses, and new payment methods. Prior to that, he served as a corporate lawyer in New York and before that was the Director of Research at a Washington-based think tank focused on East Asia. Prior to returning to the United States, Scott was a consultant in China and the Business Manager, Chief Country Officer Group – Asia for a global bank.