Executive Director & Chief Trainer
Dr. Rohan Bedi, FICA, is the Executive Director of SFCCA. He is the course creator and trainer for all our online courses. He was earlier a trainer with Euromoney Learning. He has previously worked with JPMorgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Singapore from 2001. He has earlier also worked with HSBC and ANZ Grindlays Bank in India. He has held important regional management roles and is a known thought leader. His exposure covers all banking businesses. He has authored a book on money laundering (received a PwC award also see NLA) and his co-authored eLearning was used by AUSTRAC for years (see US INCSR 2009) for free market training. He has been closely associated with NUS & NTU and has been on the ICA International Board of Advisors for six years.
OPTIONAL - CLASSROOM/LIVE MASTERCLASS TOP-UP
Whilst the trainer for all our online courses is our Executive Director & Chief Trainer Dr. Rohan Bedi, we offer an optional masterclass top-up for corporate training, which can be run by different trainers depending on who is available/ is authorised by SFCCA to provide training support in a particular location. The content for this Masterclass offers a deep dive into specific topics only. It does not duplicate with the original course and is intended to offer more worked examples (incl. tech.), and local regulatory training e.g. UAE, India, Pakistan, Egypt, Nigeria etc. The fees for this top-up are additional and differ by location.
Our current panel of trainers includes:
Africa, Middle East and Pakistan
Faisal Anwar is a seasoned FCC trainer & consultant with diverse experience of 30+ years with top-notch banks, i.e., RBS, ABN AMRO, Bank of America, and HBL as well as an MDB, ETDB (Turkey). He has been in leadership positions such as COO and Chief Global Compliance Officer and chaired/served on various management committees including the Training & Development Committee.
Faisal recently assisted IBP as an expert for the design of courses on “Ethics & Professionalism” & "Compliance" for the ISQ certification. He is a member of B20-Italy Task Force on Integrity & Compliance for providing policy recommendations to the G20 Leadership. He has been a speaker/panellist at various forums.
Faisal has attended several courses overseas & locally at institutions like IMD in Switzerland; Center for Creative Leadership in Belgium; LUMS; and is a graduate of ABN AMRO’s Senior Management Course in the Netherlands.
Faisal holds an a B.Com (Gold Medalist) degree from Punjab University, BBA (Distinction) & MBA from the Universities of Oklahoma and Texas, USA respectively. He is a Certified Director (ICAP) and holds CCEP-I (Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional – International) qualification of SCCE, USA.
Faisal will provide SFCCA training support albeit he will not be involved in the management of the Association.
Director Engagement and Outreach & Senior Trainer
Africa & Nigeria
Ehi Eric Esoimeme is the Director Engagement & Outreach for Africa & Nigeria, for SFCCA. He is also on our Trainer faculty. He is also concurrently the Managing Partner of E-Four and AAF, Nigeria.
Eric is an AML consultant, trainer and legal practitioner. His area of specialism and expertise is in countering financial crime. This is categorized into regulatory law, substantive law, and professional compliance guidance in terms of strategic management of money laundering risks and vulnerabilities.
Eric’s skill and knowledge in the field of financial crime are drawn from his many years of experience as a researcher in AML laws and policies, counter-fraud measures and anti-corruption strategies. So far, he has authored more than 40 publications, including eight books on Money Laundering Law/Banking Law. His second book titled "The Risk-Based Approach to Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing" became a bestseller on Amazon for banking law. His fourth book titled "Deterring and Detecting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: A Comparative Analysis of AML and CTF Strategies" has received many commendations from both academic researchers and AML professionals.
Eric received a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Lagos and holds a master’s degree in international banking law and AML compliance from Cardiff University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, a senior member of the Risk Management Association of Nigeria, a certified anti-corruption consultant and a member of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals Inc., USA. He currently sits on the editorial board of the Corruptio Journal of the Faculty of Law, Universitas Lampung and reviews manuscripts for several international journals. He has served as the deputy editor in chief of DSC Publications Ltd., a leader and pioneer in legal publishing in Nigeria. As deputy editor in chief, he successfully completed two major projects for the firm. The first was published in 13 volumes, while the second was published in seven volumes.
Director Engagement and Outreach & Senior Trainer Crypto FCC
Samta is a senior Compliance, Risk and AML Professional with 22 years of corporate experience. She has worked with reputed organizations including Diageo, Max New York Life (“Max”), Gillette India, Michelin Tyres among others. Her work covers multiple areas pertaining to Regulatory Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, internal and process audits, training, POSH and others. She has represented India via Max Life during the FATF India audit for its membership, and has worked with major regulatory bodies including IRDA, FIU, FATF, HMRC, FCA. She has represented India at seminars including providing feedback on FATF recommendations. She has conducted training for the FIU-India on Cryptocurrencies. She is a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and Bachelor of Commerce (Hons). She also holds AML certifications including for cryptocurrencies, and has a proven ability to develop, implement and support risk-based AML/CFT and ABC compliance and audit programs for the financial services industry. Her current speciality is training linked to Cryptocurrencies FCC.