Steve Alsace is a director in the Global Investigations & Compliance practice based in Toronto. Steve has 18 years of experience in financial services, having previously worked for a large Canadian bank with a global footprint. He was previously the global head of sanctions and anti-terrorist financing, and has experience developing a sanctions and ATF program from scratch, also integrating multiple systems and processes across jurisdictions, and deploying filter changes. Steve also has extensive experience developing and implementing enterprise wide policies, including records management, client de-risking, political financing, sanctions, terrorist financing and others. He has implemented significant business process improvements, including process automation. He has been responsible for senior executive reporting, developing and delivering training, quality control and testing, developing scenarios and models, model validation, inherent risk assessments, control frameworks, risk rating methodology, client KYC and due diligence.
Steve frequently presents at industry conferences, and has delivered training for Canadian and international law enforcement on banking, terrorist financing and trade based money laundering.
LL.B, University of Windsor J.D., University of Detroit Mercy M.A., European Studies, University of Strasbourg B. Soc. Sci, with honours, Political Science, University of Ottawa