Rohit Sharma, CAMS, is the President & Managing Director of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).
Rohit joined ACAMS in January 2019 with significant global experience in delivering financial and social impact across many sectors including for-profit education, travel, aviation, and consulting. Prior to ACAMS, Rohit spent close to a decade with Laureate Education Inc., a leader in higher education. In his most recent role there, Rohit led a global digital transformation initiative aimed at improving student experience starting with Laureate’s key Latin American markets of Brazil & Peru. Prior to that he spent several years in South-East Asia where he led the transformation of Laureate’s Malaysia business first as CFO, COO and eventually as CEO. That transformation led to significant value creation during his tenure in addition to delivering the highest student outcomes and employee engagement results registered.
Rohit’s career prior to Laureate was spent across US, India and Singapore mainly in the travel industry where he was part of finance and strategy teams of Private Equity-backed enterprises. Early in his career, Rohit also worked as a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he advised Fortune 100 clients on strategic and operational improvement issues.
Rohit has a B.Tech from IIT Kanpur in India and an MBA from the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia, USA.