Bukola Adisa is a senior Compliance and Financial Crime expert with extensive experience in the Financial Services Industry. She is currently the Head of Europe Regulatory Compliance Monitoring and Testing at HSBC where she leads a team of 110 professionals in executing compliance reviews across all lines of business in the region.
Until recently, she was the Global Head of Financial Crime Assurance at The Royal Bank of Scotland. In this role, she led a global team of professionals based in 3 regions who were responsible for ensuring that the bank complied with relevant Anti Money Laundering regulations across all lines of business. In her time at RBS, Bukola was promoted three times in 18 months and was one of the most senior black female leader within RBS in the UK.
Bukola has also worked at Tier one investment bank JP Morgan Chase where she was responsible for the EMEA Financial Crime Audit team. She also spent time at Deloitte LLP where she advised top tier banking clients such as Goldman Sachs, Barclays,and BGC partners on regulatory matters.
She has authored several industry wide papers on AML and Compliance trends and her ACAMS white paper on AML De-risking was voted as one of the top five papers for 2014.
Bukola is also the Founder/CEO of Career Masterclass which is a not-for-profit Organisation focused on imparting women and BME professionals with practical skills that they can use to build and enjoy a successful career.