Bob Kapur

Consultant – Independent AML Governance & Regulatory Advisory Consultant

Bob Kapur has over 20 years of experience in financial crimes, most of which were as the Deputy Chief AML Officer at a Big 5 Canadian bank.

During this time at the bank, Bob was responsible for all aspects of the global AML, ATF, and Sanctions compliance and risk management program. As such at one point or another, he managed every team within the group, including those responsible for policy development, risk assessments, investigations, testing, training, advisory, sanctions, enhanced due diligence and high risk client management, strategy, solutions, governance, and board and regulatory reporting.

He was also a member of numerous industry and government committees involved in the drafting and review of Canada's AML/ATF legislation and regulation, including the recently-published changes to the PCMLTFR. In addition, he was the private-sector leader of Project Guardian, the public-private initiative with FINTRAC that targets illegal fentanyl trafficking.

Before joining the bank, Bob was the forensic accountant for the Ontario Provincial Police, where he worked on numerous proceeds of crime investigations with the Anti-Rackets, Health Fraud, and Integrated Proceeds of Crime divisions

Currently, Bob is on a consulting engagement with another Big 5 bank, helping the bank develop and implement its project to address the recent regulatory changes.