Director, CAMS-Audit, CAMS, BCOM LLB
Martin has consulted full time as an AML/CFT specialist since June 2012. He has assisted a wide range of entities including registered banks (local and foreign), casinos, large insurance companies, money remitters, foreign exchange traders, fund managers, and trustee companies through the provision of audit, consulting, and training services. Martin is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and was the first person in Australasia to gain the CAMS Audit advanced certification. He has most recently been internationally recognised by being appointed to the ACAMS teaching faculties for CAMS and CAMS-Audit, and presents at AML Solutions’ public and in-house training sessions, as well as at industry conferences and events including the FIU conference and the NZ AML SUMMIT.
Prior to becoming a Director at AML Solutions, Martin commenced his career as a solicitor at Russell McVeagh and held senior legal and compliance roles at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. – New Zealand and with Heartland Building Society as Head of Compliance. During his time with Heartland, Martin also acted as company secretary for NZSX-listed company Heartland New Zealand Limited.
Director, CAMS, BCOM
Richard is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist and co-founder of AML Solutions. He has been fully dedicated to driving the AML industry in New Zealand since 2012 and has close contact with government department, regulating authorities, industry providers, and consultants. Prior to co-founding AML Solutions, Richard was the Managing Director of Robert Walters. Richard set up the NZ operations of this global company and grew the business into the market leading specialist recruiter for NZ corporates.
Richard also held senior management positions with a global navigational company specialising in projects in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Richard travelled extensively assisting governments with the development of their Navigational and Port safety frameworks, on many occasions liaising with international development agencies.
Supported by a Bachelor of Commerce with a focus in marketing and operations, Richard has strong strategic and operational qualifications and experience ensuring business systems and processes meet best practice standards. Richard gained his Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist certification through ACAMS in 2016 and is frequently asked to speak at AML events including for REINZ, CAANZ, ADSL, and the Law Society.
Associate, CAMS-Audit, CA, BCOM, BHS
After graduating from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law) Tijana took forward her career with KPMG as a Financial Services Auditor.
During her time at KPMG, Tijana was the senior auditor on a number of large financial institutions specialising in banks, finance companies and life insurance providers. In 2014, Tijana worked for the KPMG Luxembourg office, focusing on providing audit services to specialised clients with international reporting requirements. In her years with AML Solutions, Tijana has audited a significant portion of the market and has had exposure to reporting entities operating in various sectors. This experience allows Tijana to provide valuable insight and expertise to our clients.
Tijana is a Chartered Accountant, and gained her Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist certification through ACAMS in 2016. She is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.
Associate, CAMS, CA, BCOM
Sue has over 15 years’ experience holding senior roles predominantly focussed on regulatory and operational compliance.
As a Chartered Accountant, Sue commenced her career as an auditor for the Office of the Controller and Auditor-General. A role as Finance Manager for Ticketek New Zealand Ltd followed.
Her compliance career commenced with the New Zealand Association of Credit Unions where, as the Business and Compliance Services Manager, she provided support for member Credit Unions with their obligations under their Trust Deeds and various legislation impacting on financial institutions.
Sue also worked as a Compliance Manager at Heartland Building Society where she prepared the initial AML/CFT Implementation Project Plan; and selected the transaction monitoring system.
Sue’s last two roles have been with global financial institutions. She was the AML/CFT Compliance Officer for the GE Capital Designated Business Group for over 3 years; and at Citibank N.A. her role covered core AML/CFT functions for both the Australian and New Zealand businesses.
Sue is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and has recently joined the AML Solutions team.
Senior Consultant, CAMS, CA, BCOM LLB
Hannah graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accounting) and a Bachelor of Laws. She then commenced her career working with KPMG as a Financial Services Auditor.
While at KPMG, Hannah was a senior auditor for a number of large clients ranging from registered banks, finance companies, and funds, through to not-for-profits and charities. In early 2016 Hannah worked for the KPMG Atlanta office in the US which involved providing audit services for the sale of a business, and the audit of a large multi-national retailer. Hannah is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant, a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. Since joining AML Solutions in 2016, Hannah has assisted entities across all sectors both in a consulting capacity and through independent AML/CFT audits.
“Anti-Money Laundering Firm of the Year – New Zealand“
Finance Monthly Awards, 2014-16
“Most Outstanding Established Business”
David Awards, 2016
“Most Innovative Business”
David Awards, 2016
“Best Small/Medium Business Of The Year”
Newmarket Business Awards, 2017