Executive Director, Deputy Head of AML - Institutional Securities Group , Morgan Stanley
Ms. Hughes is an Executive Director and Deputy Head of Anti-Money Laundering for the Institutional Securities Group at Morgan Stanley. In her role, she provides advisory AML support to the institutional trading, investment banking, global capital markets, and fund administration businesses. Elena also manages the day-to-day execution of the AML program, including investigations and suspicious activity reporting, customer due diligence and enhanced due diligence, internal audits and regulatory exams, and execution and delivery of targeted AML training. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Elena was a vice president in the Anti-Money Laundering Suspicious Activities Group at Goldman Sachs where, among other things, Elena coordinated the suspicious activity reporting process for the firm and its US-based affiliates. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Elena was an attorney in the Anti-Money Laundering Surveillance Group at Bear Stearns. Elena received a B.B.A. from Pace University and a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law – Newark.